Donahue named VP
Valspar global wood coatings
The Valspar Corp. has named Joseph Donahue group vice president, global wood coatings. In his new position, Donahue will be responsible for the leadership of Valspar’s wood coatings businesses in North America, Asia and Europe. Prior to joining Valspar, Donahue’s career has been with AMP/Tyco Electronics in various engineering and general management roles in North America, Japan and China.
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