David A. Cocuzzi is Vice President at The ChemQuest Group. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1974. He has worked in the area of industrial coatings for his entire career, with most of that time spent formulating Coil Coatings. He retired from AkzoNobel in 2015, where he had served in a variety of technical management roles, including Director of R&D, Coil Coatings. In this role he had global technical responsibility for building products, appliance and HVAC coatings for precoated metal.
He has served as the Chair of the Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering division of the American Chemical Society, Chair of the National Coil Coaters Association Technology Committee, and Chair of ASTM committee D01.53 Coil Coated Metals. He was elected to the Board of the Cool Roof Rating Council in 2002, and served as their Chair for six years. Mr. Cocuzzi now serves as the Technical Director of the National Coil Coating Association, as well as Vice-President, The ChemQuest Group, Inc., a global consultancy in the area of coatings, adhesives and specialty chemicals.