CFO retires at Valspar

Valspar Corp. has announced the retirement of Lori Walker, the company’s senior VP and CFO. Walker joined Valspar in 2000 as assistant controller, was promoted to VP and controller in 2001, VP treasurer in 2004, and has been Valspar's CFO since 2008.

Gary Hendrickson, CEO and chairman of Valspar, thanked Walker for “contributing significantly to the growth and success of the company." Walker will remain with the paint manufacturer until a successor is named. She will remain with the company for an extended period to ensure a seamless transition, according to the announcement.