PCI names 2024 board of directors and executive officers

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has announced its board of directors and executive officers for 2024.

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President: Tom Whalen, vice president sales & marketing, TCI Powder Coatings.

Vice President: Bob Cregg, business director North America, Covestro Coating Resins, Inc.

Secretary/Treasurer: Teddy Piepkow, Central US & Canada powder sales manager, Nordson Corporation.

Past President: Shelley Verdun, business manager, powder coatings – Americas region, PPG.

“The PCI board of directors establishes the strategic plan of the organization and where we should focus our efforts,” said PCI Executive Director Kevin Coursin. “PCI is grateful for these individuals who share their valuable time setting our goals and making sure we stay on task. I look forward to continuing to work with them throughout the year.”

PCI also welcomes two new board members: Jeff Hale, director of marketing, Gema USA Inc; and Chris Beninati, outside sales manager, Elcometer Inc.

The PCI board of directors also includes David Flatten, president and CEO, Inland Powder Coating; Marty Sawyer, CEO, Trimac Industrial Systems LLC; John Sudges, sales manager, Midwest Finishing Systems Inc; and Mike Withers, architectural segment leader, Axalta Coating Systems.