Raven Industries, Inc. announced the appointment of Taimur Sharih as Chief Financial Officer, effective March 1.

Mr. Sharih most recently served as Senior Vice President and CFO of A&R Logistics, a $400 million chemical supply chain services company where he was responsible for implementing a strategic value creation plan and realigning the finance organization to better serve the needs of the business units. Prior to that, he was the CFO for Acetyl Intermediates, a division of Celanese Corporation. Additionally, Mr. Sharih spent 14 years at Praxair in various financial roles, including Vice President of Finance for the U.S. Industrial and Asia markets and Chief of Staff.

Mr. Sharih succeeds Steven Brazones, who transitioned earlier this year into leading the Company’s Applied Technology Division.