News

John Dempsey is Vulcan Painters President

Bessemer, AL July 2--Vulcan Painters Inc. announced that John Dempsey has been named company president. David Boyd, who has been president of the company for three decades, will continue as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Dempsey has been with Vulcan Painters since 1983, when he began work while a student at Jefferson State Junior College. He became a journeyman painter, and in 1986 became a supervisor. In 1989 he went to work at Vulcan Pipe and Steel Coatings, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vulcan Painters. He became plant manager at Vulcan Electro-Coating, another company division, in 1993. He returned to Vulcan Pipe in 2002, where he was named president in 2009, as well as vice president of Vulcan Painters.