SEATTLE – Gaco Western, manufacturer of technologically advanced elastomeric coatings and polyurethane spray foam for the construction and waterproofing industries, has appointed Eric Peterson as its new Chief Financial Officer. Peterson will be located at the company’s corporate headquarters in Seattle, WA.

Peterson will oversee all of Gaco’s financial strategies including budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, planning and analysis, cash management, insurance, legal, and internal audit.

Peterson succeeds Mark Elliott, who served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer since 2004.