John R. Sharman, Jr.
Mr. Sharman has a 20 year history with Blackman Plumbing. He first worked with Blackman in 1991
as a consultant performing a supply chain assessment of the company. This initial work effort turned
into an annual review of Blackman’s business performance. Mr. Sharman provided an early vision of
Blackman’s retail business. Upon Richard Blackman’s retirement, Sharman recommended Blackman
assemble a Board of Directors and he was invited to join the Board. Sharman brings years of
multi-Industry experience to Blackman’s Board. Mr. Sharman had a long career with IBM and he has
held various CEO and other senior executive positions since retiring from IBM in 2005. He currently
sits on the Board of Perfect Commerce and 2 other companies.