The Valspar Corporation announced that Dr. Cynthia A. Arnold has joined Valspar as senior vice president and chief technology officer (CTO). Dr. Arnold will lead Valspar’s global technology activities and becomes an officer of the company.
Dr. Arnold joins Valspar from Sun Chemical, where she served as CTO. Prior to Sun Chemical, she served as vice president, technology, coatings adhesives and specialties, for Eastman Chemical, and in R&D and business leadership positions with GE, most recently as president of Exatec, LLC, a joint venture of Bayer Polymers and GE Plastics. Prior to GE, she was a Sloan Executive Science and Engineering Fellow in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the White House, Washington D.C.