Sherwin-Williams Appoints Morikis to Succeed Connor as CEO

Sherwin-Williams Co., the largest U.S. paint retailer, appointed John Morikis as its next chief executive officer, succeeding Christopher M. Connor.

Morikis, currently chief operating officer, will start in his new role Jan. 1, the Cleveland-based company said Monday in a statement. Connor, who has been chairman and CEO for the past 16 years, will stay on as executive chairman.

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