SAN DIEGO, CA – Rhino Linings Corp. has promoted Joe Nichy to Sales Director, Americas. Nichy will oversee the core businesses of Rhino Linings’ industrial and commercial coating applications, retail truck-bed-liner outlets, and the company’s new Home Pro™ residential flooring business.
“Joe gives us the hands-on sales and management expertise to continue our explosive growth path,” said Pierre Gagnon, CEO and President of Rhino Linings Corp. “His extensive industry and product knowledge will enable us to advance our core businesses, add new and exciting solutions to our family of products and expand our already extensive applicator network.”
Nichy is a coatings industry veteran with over 20 years of sales management, new business development and coatings industry experience. Since joining Rhino Linings in 2007 as National Industrial Sales Manager, Nichy has proven his expertise in account and team management. He has also helped direct the company’s expansion of new industrial coatings products.
Prior to joining Rhino Linings Nichy was most recently General Manager for HSH Aerospace Finishes, an international aerospace coatings manufacturer based in Belgium, and had complete executive responsibility for North American Operations. Prior to that, he held senior-level sales and management positions with recognized coating firms Sherwin Williams, Plasite, Ceilcote and Carboline. Nichy is a member of NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers), ICRI (International Concrete Repair Institute) and SSPC (Steel Structure Painting Council).