MINNEAPOLIS — Sherwin-Williams announced, through its General Industrial division, the addition of Kiki Redhead as Color and Trend Lead for Industrial Coatings. She will be based at the Sherwin-Williams General Industrial Headquarters in Minneapolis, leading color strategy, development and trend forecasting.

“We believe that color should be a competitive advantage for our customers, and we are dedicated to ensuring they get the right colors, in the right technologies, as quickly as possible. Kiki’s extensive background in trend forecasting and creative strategy in color, material and finish development will be a valuable asset in helping our customers get to market faster with new colors. We are excited to welcome her to our growing team of experts dedicated to providing industry-leading coating solutions,” said Bruce Irussi, President and General Manager, Sherwin-Williams, General Industrial Coatings Division.

In her new role, Redhead will be responsible for leading color workshops as well as Color and Trend initiatives for industrial design segments such as appliance, electronics, building products and general finishes. She will also lead the development of a new industrial design center, scheduled to open in late 2018. The center will host customers from around the world as they select new coatings and finish options.