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Kerrii B. Anderson, Retired, Former Chief Executive Officer and President Wendy’s International, Inc.
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2019

Business Experience. Kerrii B. Anderson served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Wendy’s International, Inc. (restaurant operating and franchising company n/k/a The Wendy’s Company) from November 2006 until September 2008 when Wendy’s merged with a subsidiary of Triarc Companies, Inc. to form Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. Ms. Anderson joined Wendy’s in September 2000, serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer and President from April 2006 to November 2006 and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 2000 to April 2006. Prior to joining Wendy’s, Ms. Anderson served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of M/I Schottenstein Homes, Inc. (n/k/a M/I Homes, Inc.) from September 1987 to September 2000. Ms. Anderson has been a private investor and board advisor since 2008. Ms. Anderson is a director of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE: LH), Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WOR) and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF). Ms. Anderson is a former director of Chiquita Brands International, Inc., for which she served as Chairwoman of the Board.

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Ms. Anderson has a strong record of leadership in operations, strategy, finance and talent management as a result of her experience serving as Chief Executive Officer and President and Chief Financial Officer of Wendy’s. Ms. Anderson also has significant expertise in the areas of accounting and financial reporting, corporate finance, corporate governance and executive compensation through her service on other large public company boards. This breadth of experience will enable Ms. Anderson to advise our Board on a variety of matters relevant to Sherwin-Williams’ global operations and business strategy.

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Arthur F. Anton, Retired, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Swagelok Company
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2006

Business Experience. Arthur F. Anton has served as Chief Executive Officer of Swagelok Company (manufacturer and provider of fluid system products and services) since January 2004 and Chairman of Swagelok since October 2017. Mr. Anton served as President of Swagelok from January 2001 to October 2017, Chief Operating Officer of Swagelok from January 2001 to January 2004, Executive Vice President of Swagelok from July 2000 to January 2001, and Chief Financial Officer of Swagelok from August 1998 to July 2000. Mr. Anton is also a director of Olympic Steel, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS) and Diebold Nixdorf, Inc. (NYSE: DBD), and he is Vice Chairman and director of University Hospitals Health System, Inc. Mr. Anton is a former director of Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Mr. Anton brings significant domestic and international manufacturing and distribution experience to the Board. In addition, as a former partner of Ernst & Young LLP and the former Chief Financial Officer of Swagelok, Mr. Anton also has financial expertise and extensive financial experience in a manufacturing setting that provide him with a unique perspective on Sherwin-Williams’ business and operations.

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Jeff M. Fettig, Retired, Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Whirlpool Corporation
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2019

Business Experience. Jeff M. Fettig served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Whirlpool Corporation (world’s leading major home appliance company) from October 2017 until his retirement in December 2018. Mr. Fettig served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Whirlpool from July 2004 to October 2017. Mr. Fettig joined Whirlpool in June 1981 and held numerous leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including President and Chief Operating Officer from June 1999 to July 2004 and Executive Vice President, Whirlpool and President, Whirlpool Europe and Asia from 1994 to June 1999. Mr. Fettig is a director and non-employee Executive Chairman of Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW) and a director of Kohler Company. Mr. Fettig also serves as a director of the Indiana University Foundation and a trustee of PGA REACH. Mr. Fettig is a former director of The Dow Chemical Company, DowDuPont Inc. and Whirlpool Corporation.

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Through his long tenure as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and his experience in various other key leadership positions with Whirlpool over 37 years, Mr. Fettig gained significant knowledge of global business operations and end markets and the manufacturing, marketing, sales and distribution of consumer products worldwide. This extensive experience and breadth of knowledge will enable him to provide our Board with a unique, independent perspective on Sherwin-Williams’ business strategy, growth and operations and the issues and opportunities facing complex, global companies.

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Richard J. Kramer, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2012

Business Experience. Richard J. Kramer has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of tires) since April 2010 and Chairman of the Board of Goodyear since October 2010. Mr. Kramer joined Goodyear in March 2000 and has held various positions at Goodyear, including Chief Operating Officer from June 2009 to April 2010, President, North American Tire from March 2007 to February 2010, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from June 2004 to August 2007, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Restructuring from August 2003 to June 2004, Vice President, Finance – North American Tire from August 2002 to August 2003, and Vice President – Corporate Finance from March 2000 to August 2002. Prior to joining Goodyear, Mr. Kramer was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 13 years, including two years as a partner. Mr. Kramer is also a director of Goodyear (Nasdaq: GT) and John Carroll University and serves on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Mr. Kramer has significant experience leading and managing a large multinational industrial company. As the former Chief Financial Officer of Goodyear, he brings extensive financial and risk management experience to our Board. Mr. Kramer’s diverse range of positions at Goodyear for over 19 years provides him with significant knowledge of global markets, manufacturing, distribution, retail, finance and technology, which enables him to advise our Board on a variety of strategic and business matters.

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Susan J. Kropf, Retired, Former President and Chief Operating Officer, Avon Products, Inc.
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2003

Business Experience. Susan J. Kropf served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Avon Products, Inc. (global manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products) from January 2001 until her retirement in January 2007. Mrs. Kropf served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, North America and Global Business Operations of Avon from December 1999 to January 2001 and Executive Vice President and President, North America of Avon from March 1997 to December 1999. Mrs. Kropf is also a director of Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP), Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE: TPR) (f/k/a Coach, Inc.) and The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and serves on the Board of Managers of New Avon LLC. Mrs. Kropf is a former director of MeadWestvaco Corporation.

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Mrs. Kropf has a significant amount of manufacturing and operating experience at a large consumer products company. Mrs. Kropf joined Avon in 1970, holding various positions in manufacturing, marketing and product development, and brings a meaningful global business perspective to the Board. Mrs. Kropf has extensive board experience through her service on the boards of four public companies, including Sherwin-Williams. Mrs. Kropf also has a strong understanding of executive compensation and related areas.

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John G. Morikis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Sherwin-Williams
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2015

Business Experience. John G. Morikis has served as Chief Executive Officer of Sherwin-Williams since January 2016 and Chairman of Sherwin-Williams since January 2017. Mr. Morikis served as President of Sherwin-Williams from October 2006 to March 2019, Chief Operating Officer of Sherwin- Williams from October 2006 to January 2016 and President, Paint Stores Group of Sherwin-Williams from October 1999 to October 2006. Mr. Morikis joined Sherwin-Williams in 1984 as a management trainee in the Paint Stores Group and has held roles of increasing responsibility throughout his career. Mr. Morikis is also a director of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (NYSE: FBHS). Mr. Morikis serves on the Policy Advisory Board of the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University and on the Board of Directors of the University Hospitals Health System, Inc.

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Mr. Morikis has been with Sherwin-Williams for over 34 years, including over nine years as Chief Operating Officer. He currently serves as Sherwin-Williams’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. His vast operating and leadership experience with Sherwin- Williams has provided him with significant, in-depth knowledge of the paint and coatings industry, as well as unique insight into the opportunities and challenges facing Sherwin-Williams. The Board benefits from his broad operating, manufacturing, retail, marketing, strategic planning and international experience.

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Christine A. Poon, Executive in Residence, The Max M. Fisher College of Business The Ohio State University
Retired, Former Vice Chairman, Johnson & Johnson
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2014

Business Experience. Christine A. Poon has served as Executive in Residence at The Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University since September 2015. Ms. Poon served as Professor of Management and Human Resources at The Max M. Fisher College of Business from October 2014 to September 2015 and Dean and John W. Berry, Sr. Chair in Business at The Max M. Fisher College of Business from April 2009 to October 2014. Prior to joining Ohio State, Ms. Poon spent eight years at Johnson & Johnson until her retirement in March 2009, most recently as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors beginning January 2005 and Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals Group beginning August 2001. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Ms. Poon held various senior leadership positions at Bristol- Myers Squibb Company over a period of 15 years, most recently as President, International Medicines Group, and President, Medical Devices Group. Ms. Poon is also a director of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) and serves on the Supervisory Board of Koninklijke Philips N.V. (OTCMKTS: RYLPF).

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Ms. Poon has extensive strategic and operational leadership skills due to her over 20 years of experience at Johnson & Johnson and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Ms. Poon brings significant sales and marketing expertise in domestic and international markets to the Board, providing a valuable perspective on Sherwin-Williams’ worldwide commercial operations.

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Michael H. Thaman, Chief Executive Officer, UBQ Materials Inc.
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2017

Business Experience. Michael H. Thaman has served as Executive Chairman of Owens Corning (developer, manufacturer and marketer of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composites) since April 2019, prior to which he served as Chief Executive Officer since December 2007 and Chairman of Owens Corning since April 2002. Mr. Thaman also served as President of Owens Corning from December 2007 to August 2018. Mr. Thaman joined Owens Corning in 1992 and, before assuming his current role, held a variety of senior leadership positions, including Chief Financial Officer from April 2000 to September 2007, President of Exterior Systems from January 1999 to April 2000 and President of Engineered Pipe Solutions from January 1997 to December 1998. Mr. Thaman is a director of Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) and Kohler Company. Mr. Thaman is also a member of the Business Roundtable and serves on the Policy Advisory Board of the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Mr. Thaman is a former director of NextEra Energy, Inc.

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Mr. Thaman brings relevant operational experience leading and managing a global manufacturing company to the Board. The Board benefits from Mr. Thaman’s deep and unique understanding of the residential, construction and industrial markets. Through serving in a variety of leadership roles at Owens Corning during a 27-year career, Mr. Thaman has gained significant knowledge of global markets, operations, finance and business strategy, which enables him to advise our Board on a variety of matters relevant to Sherwin-Williams’ operations and business strategy.

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Matthew Thornton III, Retired, Former Executive Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer
FedEx Freight
FedEx Corporation
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2014

Business Experience. Matthew Thornton III has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation (global transportation, business services and logistics company), since May 2018. Mr. Thornton joined FedEx Corporation in November 1978 and has held various management positions of increasing responsibility with the company, including Senior Vice President, US Operations, FedEx Express from September 2006 to May 2018, Senior Vice President – Air, Ground & Freight Services, FedEx Express from July 2004 to September 2006 and Vice President – Regional Operations (Central Region), FedEx Express from April 1998 to July 2004. Mr. Thornton also serves on the Board of Directors of Safe Kids Worldwide and is a member of The Executive Leadership Council.

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Mr. Thornton brings extensive management and leadership experience from a large multinational company to the Board. Through his broad range of positions at FedEx Corporation during a career exceeding 40 years, Mr. Thornton has gained significant strategic operations expertise and logistics management experience that allows him to provide the Board with a meaningful perspective on Sherwin-Williams’ operations and business matters.

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Steven H. Wunning *, Retired, Former Group President, Caterpillar Inc.
Director of Sherwin-Williams since 2015
*Lead Director

Business Experience. Steven H. Wunning served as Group President and member of the Executive Office of Caterpillar Inc. (world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives) from January 2004 until his retirement in February 2015. Mr. Wunning joined Caterpillar in 1973 and held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility, including Vice President, Logistics Division from January 2000 to January 2004 and Vice President, Logistics & Product Services Division from November 1998 to January 2000. Mr. Wunning is also a director of Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT), Neovia Logistics Holdings Ltd., Summit Materials, Inc. (NYSE: SUM) and Black & Veatch Holding Company. Mr. Wunning serves on the Board of Trustees of Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Key Qualifications, Attributes and Skills. Through his broad range of assignments and experience gained during 41 years of service at Caterpillar, Mr. Wunning developed an in-depth understanding of manufacturing, quality, product support and logistics at a leading global manufacturing company. Mr. Wunning’s extensive management experience provides the Board with a valuable, independent perspective on Sherwin-Williams’ global manufacturing and supply chain operations.