Coating Veteran Named Rudd Sales VP


Paint and coatings maker Rudd Company Inc. has announced the appointment of Jeff Takac as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

Takac will be responsible for leading both the sales function and building customer partnerships throughout Rudd Wood Finishes, Glitsa Wood Floor Finishes, SkimStone Decorative Concrete Systems and the company's other business units.

Takac has more than 20 years’ experience in the coatings and wood finishes industries, including several leadership positions for Valspar, Benjamin Moore’s wood finishes business unit, and Sherwin-Williams. He most recently worked as the national sales manager for Valspar’s North American wood finishes business unit.

'An Excellent Record'

“Jeff brings an excellent record of leadership, industry experience and building highly effective teams that are focused on helping customers succeed,” said Laurel Jamison, president and CEO. “He recognizes our core values and will do a great job of enhancing our products and programs in order to help our partners grow their businesses.”

Glitsa Wood Finishes

Rudd Company's range of products includes Glitsa Wood Floor Finishes.

Takac holds a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Missouri State University and is a veteran of the U.S. military.

Founded in 1912 and based in Seattle, WA, Rudd's paint and coatings portfolio also includes Rudd Aerosol for the forestry industry and construction trades, Milestone cementitious vertical overlay system, and Encore complete countertop refinishing system. 

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Tagged categories: Benjamin Moore; Coatings Technology; Paint and Coating Sales; Personnel; Rudd Co.; Sherwin-Williams; Valspar; Wood coatings

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