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The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

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The Sherwin-Williams Company
101 West Prospect Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
United States - Map
Phone: 216-566-2000
Fax: 216-566-3310

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Basic Materials
Industry:Specialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees:40,706

Business Summary 

The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. The company operates in four segments: Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, and Latin America Coatings Group. It offers architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, automotive finishes and refinish products, original equipment manufacturer product finishes, and related items. The company also licenses technology and trade names. As of December 31, 2015, its Paint Stores Group segment operated 4,086 company-operated specialty paint stores; Global Finishes Group segment operated 296 company-operated branches; and Latin America Coatings Group segment operated 291 company-operated stores. The company also sells its products through direct sales staff and outside sales representatives to retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees and other third party distributors. The Sherwin-Williams Company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Corporate Governance 
The Sherwin-Williams Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 6.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Christopher M. Connor , 59
Exec. Chairman
Mr. John G. Morikis , 53
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Sean P. Hennessy , 58
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP of Fin.
Mr. Robert J. Davisson , 55
Pres of the Americas Group
Mr. Timothy A. Knight , 52
Sr. VP of Corp. Planning, Devel. and Admin.
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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