CSW Industrials, Inc. (the company), a diversified industrial growth company with established, scalable platforms and domain expertise across industrial products, coatings, sealants and adhesives; and specialty chemicals, announced that Gregg Branning has been named the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective 9 June 2016. Branning joined the company on 9 May 2016, in a consulting capacity to gain familiarity with the company and ensure a smooth transition.
Branning was most recently Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Myers Industries, Inc, a polymer products manufacturer. Prior to Myers, Branning was with Danaher Corporation for nine years in various financial leadership roles, where he most recently served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Thomson Industries, a Danaher subsidiary.
Branning also spent 13 years with United Technologies’ Hamilton Sundstrand in financial roles of increasing responsibility, and seven years in public accounting, including time with Ernst & Young LLP.
“I am excited to welcome Gregg to the CSW Industrials’ leadership team,” said Joseph B. Armes, CSW Industrial’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Gregg brings a demonstrated track record of success that will complement the skills of our leadership team, and his deep financial and operational expertise carries a strong strategic focus. As we continue to pursue our growth strategy for the xompany, he will immediately play an integral role in our strategic planning process, which we expect will help inform our board and leadership team on matters including capital allocation, operational excellence, governance, business development and integration.”
Adapted from press release by Francesca Brindle
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