Institutional Investor, an international business to business publication focused on global finance, released its annual All-America Executive Team ranking last week. Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is proud to be recognized among the leaders in the 2017 Midcap rankings, as selected by a broad survey of investment professionals, garnering the top position in the chemicals sector. Axalta received honors in all polled categories including Best CEO, Best CFO, Best IR Professional, Best IR Company, Best Analyst Days, and Best Website. "We are very honored to receive this recognition from the investor community - especially considering that we completed our initial public offering only two years ago. The Axalta team is delighted to be ranked among the most effective corporate executive teams in the chemicals industry," said Christopher Mecray, Axalta's Vice President of Investor Relations. Within the 2017 Honored Midcap ranking, Charlie Shaver, Chairman and CEO, Robert Bryant, Executive Vice President and CFO, and Christopher Mecray, Vice President of Investor Relations, received designations in the Best CEO, Best CFO and Best IR Professional categories respectively. Rankings were determined by performance in attributes such as accessibility to senior management, quality and depth of answers to inquiries, and transparency of financial reporting, among others. Approximately 3,200 investment professionals representing nearly 900 financial services firms participated in the poll. About Axalta Coating Systems - Celebrating 150 Years in the Coatings Industry Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.