TAMPA, Fla. – Gardner-Gibson, Inc. announces that Tom Ferrari has joined the team to the newly formed position of director of new business development. In this role, Ferrari will leverage his three decades of coating industry experience and company portfolio depth to expand domestic and international business opportunities.
“Tom brings thirty years of coatings industry expertise to this new role,” said Tripp Hyer, Gardner- Gibson senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Tom’s depth of experience is also impressive as it spans from traditional paint coatings to advanced silicone roof coatings. While he grows our customer base, his extensive experience will be invaluable to our new customers. We are very excited to expand into new markets and business segments.”
Ferrari previously held the role of director of retail distribution for GACO Western, supporting silicone roof coatings. Prior to GACO, Ferrari served as vice president of dealer sales for Behr Paint.
“I was drawn to Gardner-Gibson by the depth of the entire company portfolio,” said Tom Ferrari. “Gardner-Gibson operates fourteen manufacturing and distribution facilities strategically located to serve domestic and international customers. The products have a proven history that have earned industry-wide respect. With continuing innovation, state of the art lab and manufacturing facilities, I see incredible growth opportunities for our product lines.”
For more information, visit www.gardner-gibson.com.