Sherwin-Williams elects Al Mistysyn CFO
Mr. Mistysyn has served as Sherwin-Williams’ Senior Vice President – Corporate Controller since October 2014 and will assume the CFO duties currently held by Sean P. Hennessy.
Mr. Hennessy will remain with the Company in the role of Senior Vice President – Corporate Planning, Development and Administration where he will provide support for the Valspar acquisition integration planning process and assist Mr. Mistysyn with his new role to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities.
Mr. Mistysyn has held a variety of operational and corporate finance leadership positions since joining Sherwin-Williams in June 1990.
Prior to his appointment as Senior Vice President – Corporate Controller, he served as Vice President – Corporate Controller from May 2010 to October 2014.
Mr. Mistysyn also served as Vice President – Assistant Corporate Controller from August 2009 to May 2010, Vice President – Controller, Paint and Coatings Division from November 2006 to August 2009, and Vice President – Controller, Consumer Division from February 2003 to November 2006.
Additionally, Mr. Mistysyn served in various roles in our Paint Stores Group and Product Finishes Division. He will serve in the role of Senior Vice President – Finance until assuming the role of Senior Vice President – Finance and CFO on January 1, 2017.
Mr. Mistysyn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance with a minor in Economics from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University.
Sherwin-Williams also announced that, effective October 25, 2016, the Board elected Jane M. Cronin as Senior Vice President – Corporate Controller.
Ms. Cronin has been employed with Sherwin-Williams since September 1989. She has served as Vice President – Corporate Audit and Loss Prevention since September 2013.
Ms. Cronin served as Vice President – Controller, Diversified Brands Division, Consumer Group from July 2005 to September 2013, prior to which she served as Director of Accounting, Consumer Group from August 2003 to July 2005.
Ms. Cronin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Miami University (Ohio).