CFO Intelligence Magazine – Winter 2024

Talia Griep
Benjamin Moore CFO

Benjamin Moore CFO Talia Griep and her team leverage deep data analytics to help the legacy brand hone its financial and operational decision-making, supporting the 140-year-old company’s leading position in the premium paint category. But Griep’s story isn’t just about technology — it’s also about change management, and maintaining and advancing a corporate culture that embraces continuous improvement.

Our company is unique in that our distribution channel has historically been — and continues to primarily be — independent retailers, who have an entrepreneurial outlook since they own their establishment,” notes Griep, who joined the Montvale, N.J.-based premium quality residential and commercial coatings manufacturer in 2013. “The company sees this as a selling point, noting that a local establishment is more likely to have staff that can answer customers’ questions about paint.