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Gaëtan Bartra appointed General Manager in charge of Integrated Networks, France

Cromology announces Gaëtan Bartra has been appointed to the newly created position of General Manager in charge of Integrated Networks, France, as of 7th January, 2019.

Gaëtan Bartra is a specialist in distribution with a passion for paintings and decoration sector. His experience and know-how will be precious for both Cromology Sales and Support Teams.

Since 2008, Gaëtan was Head of both France PPG Architectural Coatings distribution networks under brand “Le Comptoir Seigneurie Gauthier” and subsidiary companies, Peppler and Station Peinture.

In 1989, Gaëtan has joined Peinture Gauthier, company bought by Sigma Coatings in 1991, He has held senior positions, notably as Internal Controller, then successively Operations Director and Sales Director, West region. In 2000, he became Director of Gauthier network (SigmaKalon group) then Development Director (2003-05). He is afterwards appointed as Network Director of “Le Comptoir Seigneurie Gauthier” of SigmaKalon, company bought by PPG in 2008.

Gaëtan began his career in 1982 at Castorama. Until 1989, he has successively held a position of Manager of Accounting Department and Head of Sales, specialized in hardware, tools, decoration, including paintings.

With a senior-level accounting education, Gaëtan has been trained throughout his career, particularly in Management and Digital at HEC.

Press Release Gaëtan Bartra Appointment

Our reference projects

“Les orgues de Flandre”

Group of buildings including the highest inhabited building of Paris, (19th arr)

ETICS, Armaterm poudre roche, Zolpan

“Mur des Canuts”

Europe’s largest outdoor trompe l’oeil fresco (1,200 m²), 300 colours used
Lyon, France
Paint for renovation: Zolpan

Casablanca Cathedral Gardens

Installation consisting of three series of temporary arches
In-situ work
Casablanca, Morocco
Artist: Daniel Buren
Paint: Arcol

Quirinal Palace

Courtyard of Honour
Rome, Italy
Paint for renovation: Settef

Musée d’Orsay

Partnership since 2011
Paint: Tollens

Exterior of the Museo Reina Sofía

(20,000 m²)
Madrid, Spain
Paint for renovation: Revetón

Grande Hotel do Luso

Spa town of Luso, Portugal
Architect: Cassiano Branco
Decorative Paint: Robbialac

Imagine Institute

Europe’s largest Research Centre for Genetic Diseases
Paris, France
Paint: Tollens

Torre Agbar

144m, 38-storey building, 40 different colours
Barcelona, Spain
Paint: Revetón et Alp

Palazzo Pfanner

Lucca, Italy
Paint for renovation: Settef

Student Housing

Oullins, France
ETICS, Reflective Pigments: Zolpan

Residential building with 200 apartments

Thermal insulation, 17,000 m²
Toulouse, France
External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems: Plasdox

Royal Tropical Institute

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Paint for renovation: Classidur

Trindade metro station

Porto, Portugal
Paint for renovation: Viero


Exhibition room walls
Vienna, Austria
Paint for renovation: Classidur