President and Chief Operating Officer, Benjamin Moore
Dan Calkins is the President and Chief Operating Officer for Benjamin Moore & Co., a unit of Berkshire Hathaway, North America’s favorite paint, color, and coatings brand. Prior to attaining this post, Calkins led the sales growth of the company, including its ambitious and unique strategy for expanding distribution exclusively through the independent paint and decorating and hardware retailer. He oversaw the evolution of the company’s retail store experience and merchandising from conceptualization to installation. A proponent of collaborative innovation and passionate advocate for building trust as the foundation for mutual success, Calkins conceptualized and spearheaded the development of the company’s vibrant retail council, which continues to influence the strategy, brand, and product development of the company. Calkins holds a B.A. in international relations and economics from Northern Illinois University.