PCI Announces 2020 Board of Directors and Executive Officers
Leaders represent powder coating industry to promote powder coating technology and communicate its benefits.
Powder Coating Institute’s 2020 board of directors and executive officers include Suresh Patel, Chemetall Mexico, BASF/Chemetall US, president; Sue Ivancic, Nordson , vice president; Chris Merritt, Gema USA, secretary/treasurer; and John Sudges, Midwest Finishing Systems, past president.
Marty Korecky, AkzoNobel Powder Coatings, is a new board member. Returning board members include John Cole, Parker Ionics; Ron Cudzilo, George Koch Sons; Rick Gehman, Keystone Koatings; Tom Whalen, TCI Powder Coatings; Shelley Verdun, PPG Industries; Paul West, Sun Polymers International; and David Goch, Webster, Chamberlain and Bean, who serves as PCI legal counsel.
PCI’’s 2020 board of directors includes,front row, from left to right, Chris Merritt, Sue Ivancic, Suresh Patel and John Sudges. Back row, from left to right, Sheila LaMothe, Rick Gehman, Shelley Verdun, John Cole, Marty Korecky, Ron Cudzilo, Tom Whalen and Paul West.
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