Sheboygan Paint Company Announces Transition to New CEO

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Published On: 12.08.2022

  • Press Release

SHEBOYGAN, WIS – Sheboygan Paint Company is pleased to announce the appointment of its new President and CEO, Paul Krueger, effective January 3, 2023. Krueger brings 35 years of industrial coatings experience to his new role. “The company’s position as an innovative, service-driven, midsized company – coupled with its investment in novel technology development – offers tremendous potential to our customers and employees,” said Krueger. “I look forward to leading the organization to achieve its vision of becoming the most recognized family-owned industrial coatings company in America.”

Krueger’s extensive industry experience and strong technical background make him a solid fit to move Sheboygan Paint Company into its next 100 years of growth. His career includes 35 years at Valspar/Sherwin-Williams, where he held leadership positions in product development, sales, business unit management and global marketing. He earned an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and business from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Current President and CEO Peter Kirton will retire at the end of 2022. “Peter’s leadership and significant contributions to the organization will be missed, and the company extends its gratitude and very best wishes to Peter and his family in his retirement,” said Chairman of the Board Brock Brownrigg.


Sheboygan Paint Company formulates and supplies custom industrial finishing solutions, producing innovative water- and solvent-based coatings that protect and enhance the appearance of metal, wood and plastic substrates. Founded in 1921 and headquartered in Sheboygan, WI, the company serves customers throughout North America. Sheboygan Paint Company also has a manufacturing facility and onsite lab in Cedartown, GA, and distribution centers in West Chester, PA, and Pomona, CA.



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