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Judge Says No to Sherwin Williams' Request

by WKSU's RENITA JABLONSKI


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Renita Jablonski
 
A judge said "no" today to companies that wanted a new trial in a case against former lead paint makers.
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Miles Oravetz

1204 Main St.

Branford, Ct. 06405





Richard Smucker

The J.M. Smucker Company

Strawberry Lane

Orrville, Ohio 44667-0280



Dear Richard. It is time for shareholders and Board members to hold Chris Connor accountable for his CEO stewardship at Sherwin-Williams. We all know the debacle relating to his handling of the lead paint lawsuits. His arrogance in not having a witness testify in Rhode Island on behalf of Sherwin-Williams inexcusable. Further, his support of Jones Day to pre-emptively sue manicipalities to deflect future lead paint lawsuits is irresponsible, unethical, and cowardly. (Is Chris so confident of his strategy and leadership decisions that he put up for sale 200,000 shares of his own Sherwin-Williams stock last year?) In addition, Chris steadfast obstinateness to pursue "service recovery" with Miles Oravetz is shortsighted and results in continuing damage to Sherwin-Williams. Chris Connor's leadership is inept and characterized by misjudgement and misdirection; he should be removed as CEO.



Finally, Sherwin-Williams earnings are down 9%. Although a percentage of this loss is related to the subprime mess. This down turn is more attributable to Chris' management practices. I am sure you aware that CalPers will ask that two Fortune 500 CEO step down at their share holders meeting next week. For the same reasons I am asking for Chris' resignation.



Sherwin-Williams needs new leadership and new legal representation.As a Board member, you have a responsibility to vote Chris out and likewise vote Jones Day out. And as a shareholder, I will raise these issues at the annual share holders' meeting, April 16, 2008.



Sincerely

Miles Oravetz


Call Ann Harlan Smucker's (330) 684-3315

Miles Oravetz (203) 570-2214

www.webetrayamerica.com
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Posted by: miles oravetz (branford) on May 19, 2008 1:22PM









Miles Oravetz

1204 Main St.

Branford, Ct. 06405





Richard Smucker

The J.M. Smucker Company

Strawberry Lane

Orrville, Ohio 44667-0280



Dear Richard. It is time for shareholders and Board members to hold Chris Connor accountable for his CEO stewardship at Sherwin-Williams. We all know the debacle relating to his handling of the lead paint lawsuits. His arrogance in not having a witness testify in Rhode Island on behalf of Sherwin-Williams inexcusable. Further, his support of Jones Day to pre-emptively sue manicipalities to deflect future lead paint lawsuits is irresponsible, unethical, and cowardly. (Is Chris so confident of his strategy and leadership decisions that he put up for sale 200,000 shares of his own Sherwin-Williams stock last year?) In addition, Chris steadfast obstinateness to pursue "service recovery" with Miles Oravetz is shortsighted and results in continuing damage to Sherwin-Williams. Chris Connor's leadership is inept and characterized by misjudgement and misdirection; he should be removed as CEO.



Finally, Sherwin-Williams earnings are down 9%. Although a percentage of this loss is related to the subprime mess. This down turn is more attributable to Chris' management practices. I am sure you aware that CalPers will ask that two Fortune 500 CEO step down at their share holders meeting next week. For the same reasons I am asking for Chris' resignation.



Sherwin-Williams needs new leadership and new legal representation.As a Board member, you have a responsibility to vote Chris out and likewise vote Jones Day out. And as a shareholder, I will raise these issues at the annual share holders' meeting, April 16, 2008.



Sincerely

Miles Oravetz


Call Ann Harlan Smucker's (330) 684-3315

Miles Oravetz (203) 570-2214

www.webetrayamerica.com
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Posted by: miles oravetz (branford) on May 19, 2008 1:21PM
sherwin-williams and jones day violate veterans civil rights. check this wen page for full deatails. www.thenobodyvssherwinwilliams.com


Posted by: miles oravetz (branford ct 06405) on March 10, 2007 10:15PM
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