● Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings:
This international supplier of aircraft
coatings has named Jim Stevens
national sales manager. In this newly
created position, Mr. Stevens will be
responsible for overseeing the functions
of the business jet market, including
OEM and large refinish facilities. Mr.
Stevens will also have management
responsibilities for Sherwin-Williams’
independent distribution network.
The company also named K.C. Smith
to the position of technical service representative.
Mr. Smith will be responsible
for providing technical service to OEM
accounts, primarily in Wichita, KS.
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