20th June 2019

CPCA APPOINTS NEW CHAIR, DOLES OUT AWARDS AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND AGM

 

The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association (CPCA) held its 106th Conference and Annual General Meeting in Vancouver, on May 22-23 where reappointment of four current members to the CPCA Board of Directors was approved. The Board for 2019–20 includes:

 

  • André Buisson (Société Laurentide)
  • Bruce Clatworthy (Dominion Color Lansco)
  • Doug Crabb (Duha Group)
  • Andy Doyle (American Coatings Association)
  • Mark Huisman (BASF Canada)
  • Brent Jamieson (Axalta Coating Systems)
  • Curt Kaucher (Sherwin-Williams)
  • Sharon Kelly (KelCoatings)
  • Darrin Nobel (Home-Hardware Beauti-Tone)
  • Vince Rea (PPG Canada)
  • Jeff Snyder (AkzoNobel)
  • Jean-Francois Tanguay (IMCD Canada)
  • Richard Tremblay (Benjamin Moore)
  • Fred Veghelyi (OPC Polymers Canada)
  • Tim Vogel (Board Chair, Cloverdale Paint)

"The CPCA Board of Directors was reaffirmed at the most recent Annual General Meeting and we are pleased they will continue to provide good governance for the association,” says Benjamin Moore’s Richard Tremblay, newly elected Board Chair. Tremblay adds, “The entire Board of Directors were pleased to recognize the tremendous contribution made by Tim Vogel who served as CPCA’s Chair over the past four years and we are happy to say he remains on the board as Director.” CPCA continues to focus on new programs and services for members to add value to their respective businesses in Canada.

The 2019 annual Industry Awards Dinner was held at the venerable Royal Vancouver Yacht Club recognizing individual contributions to the Canadian paint and coatings industry. CPCA’s highest honour, the Roy Kennedy Outstanding Achievement Award, was presented to Lysane Lavoie, CPCA Director of Regulatory Affairs and Management Information.

The Industry Achievement Award was presented to Fred Veghelyi, OPC Polymers and CPCA Board member and Mannie Cheung, Vice-President, Product Care Association.

The Industry Distinction Award was presented to outstanding individuals who are retiring or recently retired but have made a significant contribution to their companies and the industry generally. These were Mike Lynch (Cloverdale Paint), Luc Pepin (PPG Paints), Steve Wolinsky (Rustoleum), Claude Brosseau (PPG Paints), and Kamlaish Mudhar (Univar). CPCA also recognized important milestone anniversaries of several members as follows: Hero (50 years), Schwartz Chemical (50 years) and Product Care Recycling (25 years).

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