MINNEAPOLIS — Lori Walker, SVP and CFO of Valspar, will retire from the company. The announcement was made by Gary Hendrickson, chairman of the board and CEO of Valspar.
Walker joined Valspar in 2000 as assistant controller, was promoted to VP and controller in 2001, VP and Treasurer in 2004, and has been Valspar’s CFO since 2008. “I want to thank Lori and congratulate her for a distinguished career with Valspar,” Hendrickson said. “She has contributed significantly to the growth and success of the company.” Walker will remain with the company until a successor is named and will be available to the company for an extended period thereafter to ensure a seamless transition.