SHW - The Sherwin-Williams Company

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The Sherwin-Williams Company

101 West Prospect Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees42,550

Key Executives

Mr. John G. MorikisChairman, Pres & CEO3.68M4.39M54
Mr. Sean P. HennessySr. VP of Corp. Planning, Devel. & Admin.1.76M2.87M59
Mr. Robert J. DavissonPres of The Americas Group1.57MN/A56
Mr. Allen J. MistysynSr. VP of Fin. & CFON/AN/A48
Mrs. Mary L. GarceauSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/A44
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. Currency in USD.


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 under the Sherwin-Williams brand. The company also licenses technology and trade names. As of December 31, 2016, its Paint Stores Group segment operated 4,180 company-operated specialty paint stores; Global Finishes Group segment operated 288 company-operated branches; and Latin America Coatings Group segment operated 339 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.

Corporate Governance

The Sherwin-Williams Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of December 1, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.