MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 5, 2012--
The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL) announced today that John R. Wardzel
has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Global Operations,
reporting to Steven L. Erdahl, Executive Vice President. In this role,
Wardzel will provide executive leadership of Valspar’s global operations
and becomes an officer of the company.
Wardzel, 53, joins Valspar from Celanese Corporation, where he was
Senior Vice President, Operations having responsibility over worldwide
manufacturing, engineering, operations and safety, health and
environmental. Prior to Celanese, Wardzel held operations leadership
positions with companies including W.R. Grace, Honeywell, GE and Allied
Chemical. Wardzel holds a bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from
the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL) is a global leader in the paint
and coatings industry. Since 1806, Valspar has been dedicated to
bringing customers the latest innovations, the finest quality and the
best customer service in the coatings industry.
Source: The Valspar Corporation
Tyler Treat, 612-851-7358