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ACA Announces New Officers, Sandra Berg and Gary E. Hendrickson

Contact: Andy Doyle Thursday, April 17, 2014

Washington, D.C., April 14, 2014 – The American Coatings Association (ACA) is pleased to announce the election of two new officers to its Board of Directors. Sandra Berg, president and CEO of Ellis Paint Company, will serve as chairman, and Gary E. Hendrickson, chairman & CEO of The Valspar Corporation, will serve as vice chairman & treasurer.

Berg is the first woman to hold the Board’s chairman position in ACA’s 126-year history.

“I’m so pleased to take up this leadership mantle,” said Berg. “ACA is a strong advocate for the industry, impressively inclusive and equally representative of large, medium and small manufacturers alike,  as well as all other members of the supply chain to the paint and coatings industry,” said Berg.

Both Berg and Hendrickson will serve 2-year terms on ACA’s Board, ending in April 2016.

The American Coatings Association (ACA) is a voluntary, nonprofit trade association working to advance the needs of the paint and coatings industry and the professionals who work in it. The organization represents paint and coatings manufacturers, raw materials suppliers, distributors, and technical professionals. ACA serves as an advocate and ally for members on legislative, regulatory and judicial issues, and provides forums for the advancement and promotion of the industry through educational and professional development services.



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