Sumter Coatings hires executive director


Sumter Coatings Inc. welcomes John S. Flowers, a veteran in the paint and coatings industry, as executive director of sales and marketing.

Flowers has more than 20 years experience working in various roles in the paint and coatings industry and most recently was industrial product manager for HEMPEL, USA.

While working with Sumter Coatings, he will be responsible for the development and coordination of sales and marketing for national and independent accounts. He will also oversee long-term sales strategy development.

Flowers will be working closely with the industrial, specialty, tolling/national accounts division and technical laboratory to develop and sell existing and new markets.

Flowers and his wife, Carol, will be relocating to Sumter from the Dallas, Texas, area.