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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Morikis

54 2017 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Allen Mistysyn

49 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Joel Baxter

57 2016 President and General Manager - Global Supply Chain Division and Consumer Group

Aaron Erter

44 2017 President - Consumer Brands Group

Peter Ippolito

53 2018 President of The Americas Group

David Sewell

49 2017 President - Performance Coatings Group

Mary Garceau

45 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Jane Cronin

50 2016 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller

Thomas Gilligan

57 2016 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Robert Wells

60 2009 Senior Vice President - Corporate Communications and Public Affairs

Catherine Kilbane

54 2017 Senior Vice President - Legal Integration

John Stropki

67 2015 Lead Independent Director

Michael Thaman

54 2017 Director

Arthur Anton

60 2006 Independent Director

David Hodnik

70 2005 Independent Director

Richard Kramer

54 2012 Independent Director

Susan Kropf

69 2003 Independent Director

Christine Poon

65 2014 Independent Director

Matthew Thornton

59 2014 Independent Director

Steven Wunning

67 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Morikis

Mr. John G. Morikis is an Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Company., since January 1, 2017. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sherwin-Williams since January 2016 and Chairman of Sherwin-Williams since January 2017. Mr. Morikis served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Sherwin-Williams from October 2006 to January 2016 and President, Paint Stores Group of Sherwin-Williams from October 1999 to October 2006. Mr. Morikis joined Sherwin-Williams in 1984 as a management trainee in the Paint Stores Group and has held roles of increasing responsibility throughout his career. Mr. Morikis is also a Director of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. Mr. Morikis serves on the Policy Advisory Board of the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University and on the Board of Directors of the University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center.

Allen Mistysyn

Mr. Allen J. Mistysyn is an Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of the Company., since January 1, 2017. Mr. Mistysyn served as Senior Vice President – Finance from October 2016 to January 2017, Senior Vice President - Corporate Controller from October 2014 to October 2016, and Vice President – Corporate Controller from May 2010 to October 2014. Mr. Mistysyn has been employed with the Company since June 1990.

Joel Baxter

Mr. Joel D. Baxter has is President and General Manager, Global Supply Chain Division and Consumer Group of the Company. Mr. Baxter has served as President & General Manager, Global Supply Chain Division, Consumer Group since September 2008. Mr. Baxter has been employed with the Company since September 1990.

Aaron Erter

Mr. Aaron M. Erter is President - Consumer Brands Group of the Company. Mr. Erter served as President & General Manager, Consumer Division, Consumer Brands Group from June 2017 to August 2017. Prior to joining the Company in connection with the acquisition of The Valspar Corporation, Mr. Erter served as Senior Vice President of Valspar from December 2015 to June 2017 and Vice President and General Manager, North America of Valspar from November 2011 to December 2015. Mr. Erter has been employed with the Company since June 2017.

Peter Ippolito

Mr. Peter J. Ippolito is President of The Americas Group of the Company. Mr. Ippolito served as President & General Manager, Mid Western Division, The Americas Group from November 2010 to January 2018. Mr. Ippolito has been employed with the Company since May 1986.

David Sewell

Mr. David B. Sewell is President - Performance Coatings Group of The Sherwin-Williams Company, since August 2014. Mr. Sewell served as President & General Manager, Product Finishes Division, Global Finishes Group from July 2012 to August 2014 and Senior Vice President, North American Sales, Automotive Division, Global Finishes Group from September 2011 to July 2012. Mr. Sewell has been employed with the Company since February 2007.

Mary Garceau

Ms. Mary L. Garceau is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. Ms. Garceau served as Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from June 2017 to August 2017, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary from April 2017 to June 2017, and Associate General Counsel from February 2014 to April 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Garceau was General Counsel of Thirty-One Gifts LLC from August 2011 to February 2014. Ms. Garceau has been employed with the Company since February 2014.

Jane Cronin

Ms. Jane M. Cronin is Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller of the Company. Ms. Cronin has served as Senior Vice President – Corporate Controller since October 2016. Ms. Cronin served as Vice President – Corporate Audit and Loss Prevention from September 2013 to October 2016 and Vice President – Controller, Diversified Brands Division, Consumer Group from July 2005 to September 2013. Ms. Cronin has been employed with the Company since September 1989.

Thomas Gilligan

Mr. Thomas P. Gilligan is Senior Vice President – Human Resources of the Company., since January 2016. Mr. Gilligan served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, The Americas Group from August 2014 to January 2016 and Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Paint Stores Group from July 2000 to August 2014. Mr. Gilligan has been employed with the Company since October 1983.

Robert Wells

Mr. Robert J. Wells is Senior Vice President - Corporate Communications and Public Affairs of The Sherwin-Williams Company. Mr. Wells has served as Senior Vice President – Corporate Communications and Public Affairs since February 2009. Mr. Wells has been employed with the Company since May 1998.

Catherine Kilbane

Ms. Catherine M. Kilbane, J.D., has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Legal Integration of the Company., effective August 1, 2017. She currently serves as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of The Sherwin-Williams Company, since January 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Kilbane was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of American Greetings Corporation from October 2003 to December 2012. Ms. Kilbane has been employed with the Company since January 2013.

John Stropki

Mr. John M. Stropki, Jr., is an Lead Lead Independent Director of The Sherwin-Williams Company since 2015. Prior to his retirement in December 2013, served as Executive Chairman of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (manufacturer and reseller of welding and cutting products) since December 2012. Mr. Stropki served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln Electric Holdings from June 2004 to December 2012 and Chairman of Lincoln Electric Holdings from October 2004 to December 2012. Mr. Stropki also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lincoln Electric Holdings from May 2003 to June 2004 and Executive Vice President of Lincoln Electric Holdings and President, North America of The Lincoln Electric Company from May 1996 to May 2003. Mr. Stropki is also a Director of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and Rexnord Corporation. Mr. Stropki is a former Director of Lincoln Electric Holdings.

Michael Thaman

Mr. Michael H. Thaman serves as Director of the Company. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Owens Corning (developer, manufacturer and marketer of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composites) since December 2007 and Chairman of Owens Corning since April 2002. Mr. Thaman joined Owens Corning in 1992 and, before assuming his current role, held a variety of senior leadership positions, including Chief Financial Officer from April 2000 to September 2007, President of Exterior Systems from January 1999 to April 2000 and President of Engineered Pipe Solutions from January 1997 to December 1998. Mr. Thaman is a director of Owens Corning and Kohler Company. Mr. Thaman is also a member of the Business Roundtable and serves on the Policy Advisory Board of the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Mr. Thaman is a former director of NextEra Energy, Inc.

Arthur Anton

Mr. Arthur F. (Art) Anton is an Independent Director of The Sherwin-Williams Co. He has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Swagelok Company (manufacturer and provider of fluid system products and services) since January 2004. Mr. Anton served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Swagelok from January 2001 to January 2004, Executive Vice President of Swagelok from July 2000 to January 2001, and Chief Financial Officer of Swagelok from August 1998 to July 2000. Mr. Anton is also a Director of Forest City Realty Trust, Inc., Olympic Steel, Inc. and University Hospitals Health System.

David Hodnik

Mr. David F. Hodnik is Independent Director of The Sherwin-Williams Company since 2005. Prior to his retirement in April 2005, served as Chief Executive Officer of Ace Hardware Corporation (cooperative of independent hardware retail stores) since January 1997. Mr. Hodnik also served as President of Ace Hardware from January 1996 through December 2004. Mr. Hodnik joined Ace Hardware in October 1972 and held various financial, accounting and operating positions at Ace Hardware. Mr. Hodnik has valuable management and leadership skills supporting a large retail operation. Mr. Hodnik brings to the Board more than 30 years of relevant experience at Ace Hardware in various financial, accounting and operating positions, including as Ace Hardware’s principal accounting officer, allowing him to add important financial expertise and business insights to the Board.

Richard Kramer

Mr. Richard J. (Rich) Kramer is an Independent Director of The Sherwin-Williams Co., since April 18, 2012. He has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of tires) since April 2010 and Chairman of the Board of Goodyear since October 2010. Mr. Kramer joined Goodyear in March 2000 and has held various positions at Goodyear, including Chief Operating Officer from June 2009 to April 2010, President, North American Tire from March 2007 to February 2010, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from June 2004 to August 2007, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Restructuring from August 2003 to June 2004, Vice President, Finance – North American Tire from August 2002 to August 2003, and Vice President – Corporate Finance from March 2000 to August 2002. Prior to joining Goodyear, Mr. Kramer was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 13 years, including two years as a partner. Mr. Kramer is also a Director of Goodyear and John Carroll University and serves on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Susan Kropf

Ms. Susan J. Kropf is Independent Director of The Sherwin-Williams Co., since 2003. Prior to her retirement in January 2007, served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Avon Products, Inc. (global manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products) since January 2001. Mrs. Kropf served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, North America and Global Business Operations of Avon from December 1999 to January 2001 and Executive Vice President and President, North America of Avon from March 1997 to December 1999. Mrs. Kropf is also a Director of Avon Products, Inc., Coach, Inc. and The Kroger Co. and serves on the Board of Managers of New Avon LLC. Mrs. Kropf is a former director of MeadWestvaco Corporation.

Christine Poon

Ms. Christine A. Poon is Independent Director of The Sherwin-Williams Co., since 2014. Ms. Poon has served as Executive in Residence at The Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University since September 2015. Ms. Poon served as Professor of Management and Human Resources at The Max M. Fisher College of Business from October 2014 to September 2015 and Dean and John W. Berry, Sr. Chair in Business at The Max M. Fisher College of Business from April 2009 to October 2014. Prior to joining Ohio State, Ms. Poon spent eight years at Johnson & Johnson until her retirement in March 2009, most recently as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors beginning January 2005 and Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals Group beginning August 2001. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Ms. Poon held various senior leadership positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company over a period of 15 years, most recently as President, International Medicines Group, and President, Medical Devices Group. Ms. Poon is also a Director of Prudential Financial, Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ms. Poon serves on the Supervisory Board of Koninklijke Philips N.V.

Matthew Thornton

Mr. Matthew Thornton, III is Independent Director of The Sherwin-Williams Company., since July 16, 2014. He has served as Senior Vice President, US Operations of FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation (global transportation, business services and logistics company), since September 2006. Mr. Thornton joined FedEx Corporation in November 1978 and has held various management positions of increasing responsibility with the company, including Senior Vice President – Air, Ground & Freight Services from July 2004 to September 2006 and Vice President – Regional Operations (Central Region) from April 1998 to July 2004. Mr. Thornton also serves on the Board of Directors of Safe Kids Worldwide and is a member of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC).

Steven Wunning

Mr. Steven H. (Steve) Wunning is an Independent Director of The Sherwin-Williams Company since 2015. Prior to his retirement in February 2015, served as Group President and member of the Executive Office of Caterpillar Inc. (world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives) since January 2004. Mr. Wunning joined Caterpillar in 1973 and held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility with Caterpillar, including Vice President, Logistics Division from January 2000 to January 2004 and Vice President, Logistics & Product Services Division from November 1998 to January 2000. Mr. Wunning is also a Director of Kennametal Inc., Neovia Logistics Holdings Ltd., Summit Materials, Inc. and Black & Veatch Holding Company. Mr. Wunning serves on the Board of Trustees of Missouri University of Science and Technology.