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The Sherwin-Williams Company announced that David B. Sewell, President and COO, resigned effective March 12, 2021, to become CEO of another company outside of the coatings industry.

“We thank David for his many contributions to Sherwin-Williams over his 14 years with the company, and we wish him much success in his future endeavors,” says John G. Morikis, Chairman and CEO. “Our deep and experienced global team continues to move forward with great momentum, focused on delivering solutions to our customers and executing on initiatives that will drive sustained long-term success.”

Sewell’s COO role will not be filled immediately, the company says, while Morikis will serve as President in addition to his current role.