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Ex-Valspar CEO Joins Building Materials Firm

Friday, June 23, 2017

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Weeks after The Sherwin-Williams Company completed its acquisition of Valspar Corp., an Illinois building materials company announced that former Valspar CEO Gary Hendrickson will be joining its leadership team.

CPG International (Skokie, Illinois) announced Monday (June 19) that it has appointed former Gary Hendrickson as chairman of the board.

Hendrickson, who led Valspar through its $11.3 billion acquisition by Sherwin-Williams, served his last day in the paint industry on June 1, when the merger became final.

Gary Hendrickson
Valspar Corp.

Building materials company CPG International announced Monday that it has appointed former Valspar Corp. CEO Gary Hendrickson as chairman of the board.

"I am honored to be named chairman of the board of a leader in the building products space with substantial room for growth," said Hendrickson. "I am excited to contribute to the future direction and growth of CPG International and to serve alongside such accomplished board leadership."

About CPG

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal says CPG’s revenue “reportedly exceeds $250 million.” The building materials company serves the residential, commercial and industrial markets.

Residentially, brands include Azek Buildings Products, which are predominantly comprised of cellular PVC, and include decks, railings, porches, pavers and moulding; and TimberTech, a wood composite and capped-wood composite decking.

The company’s commercial space is topped with Scranton Products, which is a line of synthetic HDPE building products used in bathroom and locker-room applications, and in the industrial realm Vycom has a number of product lines that serve industries such as marine, graphic display, playground equipment and semiconductors.

"We are thrilled to have Gary lead our board as he brings a depth of experience from his work with Valspar and through his involvement with other external boards," said Jesse Singh, CEO of CPG International. "We look forward to achieving our next level of success with his guidance."


Tagged categories: Asia Pacific; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Gary Hendrickson; Latin America; Mergers; North America; Personnel; Personnel changes; Program/Project Management; Valspar

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