Canadian Finishing and Coatings Manufacturing

February 11th, 2022

CFCM PCI 2022 BOD 400PCI’s 2022 Board of Directors, pictured front row, left to right: PCI Officers Shelley Verdun, Chris Merritt, Tom Whalen and John Cole. Back row, left to right: Kevin Coursin, Executive Director, John Sudges, Bob Cregg, Rick Gehman, Greg Dawson, Mike Withers and Marty Sawyer. Not pictured: Mark Ziehm.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) announces its 2022 Board of Directors and Executive Officers. PCI values the support of its member companies and is very fortunate to have the leadership of the following individuals:

President: Chris Merritt, general manager, Gema USA, Inc.

Vice President: Shelley Verdun, business manager, powder coatings – Americas region, PPG

Secretary/Treasurer: Tom Whalen, vice president sales & marketing, TCI Powder Coatings

Past President: John Cole, president, Parker Ionics

PCI Executive Director Kevin Coursin remarks, “We want to recognize our three newly elected board members. Bob Cregg, business director North America, Covestro Coating Resins, Inc.; Marty Sawyer, CEO, Trimac Industrial Systems, LLC; and Mark Ziehm, senior technology manager, Henkel Corporation. We greatly appreciate their commitment to serve our industry in this new capacity and welcome the fresh perspectives they will bring to the board’s efforts.”

In addition, continuing to serve on the Board of Directors for 2022 are: Greg Dawson, senior sales leader, Nordson Corporation; Rick Gehman, president, Keystone Koating LLC; John Sudges, sales manager, Midwest Finishing Systems Inc.; and Mike Withers, architectural segment leader, Axalta Coating Systems. Their dedication over the years benefits the powder coating industry on every level.

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