PCI announces 2023 board

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has named its 2023 board of directors and executive officers.

They are as follows:

  • President: Shelley Verdun, business manager, powder coatings Americas region, PPG
  • Vice president: Tom Whalen, vice president sales and marketing, TCI Powder Coatings
  • Secretary/treasurer: Bob Cregg, business director North America, Covestro Coating Resins
  • Past president: Chris Merritt, vice president North America, Gema USA.

Tabitha McLeish, global marketing director at Sherwin-Williams Company has also been appointed to the board. “As a newly elected PCI board member, I am very excited for the opportunity to share my passion about powder, help bring together powder coating industry professionals to exchange ideas and develop solutions, and contribute to PCI’s mission of communicating the sustainability, durability, and cost-efficiency benefits of powder coating technology to the industry,” she said.

“I am looking forward to working with the 2023 PCI board of directors on our mission to promote and grow the powder coating market,” said executive director Kevin Coursin. “We are lucky to have three past board members who have been re-elected and one brand-new board member.”