Clayton B. Beale, Jr.

Clayton Beale

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Applications IT Manager for North America

Axalta Coating Systems

Clayton Beale is the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Applications IT Manager for North America at Axalta. In this role, he provides leadership for Axalta’s North American IT business applications. These applications include all Supply Chain, Finance, and Human Resources systems across the Refinish, OEM, and Industrial Coatings business segments. Clayton has a successful track record at many companies in design and integration of enterprise wide, global ERP and SCM solutions that reduce costs. Expertise in best practices and system development life cycle management methodologies to improve resource utilization, increase project productivity, reduce costs, and align process and technology needs with strategic business goals. Most recently, Clayton led the SAP conversion of the NA Powder Business from a legacy ERP system to SAP. Prior to this role, Clayton led the implementations of a Supply Chain Planning software for the NA Refinish and OEM businesses. Clayton started his career as a Business analyst at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn MI, then worked as a Project Manager and Team Leader at Rohm and Haas company in Philadelphia, PA. Then as a Senior IT Project Manager at Mars Inc., American Water, and AmerisourceBergen. Clayton holds a Bachelor’s of General Studies Degree in Computer Science from The University of Michigan, and a Master’s of Business Administration Degree, in Strategic Planning from The University of Michigan Ross School of Business. He also holds PMP and ITIL certifications. LinkedIn:

Fall 2016