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The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)

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The Sherwin-Williams Company

101 West Prospect Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115-1075
United States
216 566 2000

Sector(s)Basic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees61,111

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. John G. MorikisChairman & CEO4.44M9.16M1963
Mr. David B. SewellPres & COO1.86M1.06M1969
Mr. Allen J. MistysynSr. VP of Fin. & CFO1.7M702.55k1969
Mr. Peter J. IppolitoPres of The Americas Group1.64M1.43M1964
Mr. Aaron M. ErterPres of Performance Coatings Group1.87M644.24k1974
Mr. James R. JayeSr. VP of Investor Relations & Corp. CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Mary L. GarceauSr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.N/AN/A1973
Karl SchmittSr. VP of MarketingN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Thomas P. GilliganSr. VP of HRN/AN/A1961
Mr. Thomas C. HablitzelSr. VP of Enterprise Strategic AccountsN/AN/A1963
Amounts are as of December 31, 2019 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. It operates in three segments: The Americas Group, Consumer Brands Group, and Performance Coatings Group. The Americas Group segment offers architectural paints and coatings, and protective and marine products, as well as OEM product finishes and related products for architectural and industrial paint contractors, and do-it-yourself homeowners. The Consumer Brands Group segment provides branded and private-label architectural paints, stains, varnishes, industrial products, wood finishes products, wood preservatives, applicators, corrosion inhibitors, aerosols, caulks, and adhesives to retailers and distributors. The Performance Coatings Group segment develops and sells industrial coatings for wood finishing and general industrial applications, automotive refinish products, protective and marine coatings, coil coatings, packaging coatings, and performance-based resins and colorants. It serves retailers, dealers, jobbers, licensees, and other third-party distributors through its branches and direct sales staff, as well as through outside sales representatives. The company has operations primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and Australia. As of March 3, 2020, it operated approximately 4,900 company-operated stores and facilities. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Corporate Governance

The Sherwin-Williams Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 6, 2020 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.