PCI announces 2019 board of directors

Front row: PCI officers, Chris Merritt, John Sudges, Suresh Patel and Sue Ivancic.  Back row: Trena Benson, PCI executive director, Tom Whalen, Ron Cudzilo, John Cole, Chris Beninati, Paul West, Rick Gehman, and Shelley Verdun.
Front row: PCI officers, Chris Merritt, John Sudges, Suresh Patel and Sue Ivancic. Back row: Trena Benson, PCI executive director, Tom Whalen, Ron Cudzilo, John Cole, Chris Beninati, Paul West, Rick Gehman, and Shelley Verdun.

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has named its current board of directors. The board now includes:

  • President: John Sudges, sales manager, Midwest Finishing Systems Inc
  • Vice president: Suresh Patel, sales director – Central America, BASF/Chemetall US Inc
  • Secretary/treasurer: Sue Ivancic, value added services coordinator, Nordson Corporation
  • Past president: Chris Merritt, general manager, Gema USA

Three newly elected board members are Shelley Verdun, global product manager, PPG Industries, Tom Whalen, director, marketing and segment strategy, TCI Powder Coatings, and Rick Gehman, president, Keystone Koating LLC.

Also serving on the board are Chris Beninati, sales manager, Elcometer Inc, John Cole, president, Parker Ionics, Ron Cudzilo, regional sales manager, George Koch Sons LLC, Paul West, director of marketing, Sun Polymers International Inc and PCI Legal Counsel, David Goch, partner, Webster, Chamberlain & Bean.

This story uses material from the PCI, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.