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SSPC Seeks Next Executive Director

A search is underway for a successor to longtime SSPC Executive Director Bill Shoup, who plans to retire from the society in September.


AkzoNobel Names CFO, VPs

Coatings giant AkzoNobel has announced several new leadership positions, including chief financial officer and two vice presidents for North American protective coatings markets.


ACA Appoints First Female Leader

The American Coatings Association has announced its newly elected chairman is a chairwoman, making it the first time a female has taken the helm in its 126-year history.


PPG Names Industrial Coatings VP

Pittsburgh, PA-based PPG Industries has announced a new vice president for its global industrial coatings business.


KTA’s O’Malley Promoted to Lab Manager

KTA-Tator Inc. has announced the promotion of Cindy O’Malley, an 18-year veteran of the company, as the new Manager of Consulting and Laboratory Services.


3rd CEO in 2 Years Joins Ben Moore

Paint maker Benjamin Moore & Company has appointed a career retailing executive as its third CEO in two years.


Director Sacked after 2nd Shipyard Fire

The director of a large Russian shipyard is getting axed after a nuclear submarine caught fire during maintenance operations, injuring 15 people.


PPG, Axalta Name Industrial Leadership

Two global coatings companies have announced executive-level changes in their industrial coatings units.


IUPAT Unanimously Elects New Leader

For the first time in more than a decade, the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades has a new president.


EPA Head Resigns Amid Cheers and Jeers

The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, Lisa Jackson, will step down this month after the President's State of the Union speech, the Environmental Protection Agency has anno...


Chromaflo Acquires Colorant Line

Chromaflo Technologies Corp. announced that it has acquired the Elementis Tint-Ayd line of colorant products that are sold in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.


Dur-A-Flex Names R&D Manager

Dur-A-Flex, Inc. announced Murty Bhamidipati, Ph.D., as the new manager of Research and Development for the resinous flooring manufacturer.


General Equipment Appoints National Sales Manager

General Equipment Company, of Owatonna, MN, has appointed Phil Scudder as national sales manager in the construction-related marketplace.


Tesla Adds 3 to Management Team

Tesla NanoCoatings has announced the addition of three top managers to its team.


Bottema Named Sto’s Marketing Officer

Sto Corp. has appointed Rob Bottema to the newly created position of chief marketing officer.


Powder Coating Group Names Director

The Powder Coating Institute has appointed trade publication veteran Dave Lurie as its new executive director to succeed Rodger Talbert.


Valspar, JLG See Shifts at the Helm

Valspar Corp.’s president and CEO has added the hat of board chairman, while access equipment leader JLG Industries has named a new president, the companies have announced.


PPG Industries Announces New CFO

PPG Industries Inc. has appointed David B. Navikas senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, reporting to Chairman and CEO Charles E. Bunch.


Bayer Shuffles Coatings, PU Leaders; Dow Performance Names Marketing Chief

Bayer MaterialScience has revamped its senior executive lineup to strengthen its “focus on marketing and innovation,” while Dow has made a key change in its Performance Chemicals leadership.


People on the Move: Lineups Change At SafeWorks, Pangborn, Polygon

Changes are afoot at SafeWorks, subsidiary Spider, Pangborn and Polygon, which provide ancillary equipment and services for the coatings industry.


People on the Move: Changes Afoot At BASF, Bayer MS, Michelman, US Zinc

The raw materials industry is on the move again, with a new helmsman at BASF; honors and appointments at Bayer MaterialScience; a new EVP at US Zinc.


Sulzer AG Chief to Lead AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel N.V., the coatings behemoth that promises “tomorrow’s answers today,” announced tomorrow’s new CEO today (June 10).


People on the Move: Coating Companies Announce Changes

Coatings companies, contractors and organizations have announced a number of key promotions and appointments recently, with faces in new places at Certified Coating Specialists, Hi-Temp Coat...


PPG Shuffles Leadership Positions

PPG Industries has announced a variety of changes in its coatings and silica executive lineup. All were effective May 1.


Valspar to Pay Retiring CEO for FY11

Outgoing Valspar Corp. CEO William Mansfield will continue to receive his $950,000 salary through the end of the paint and coatings company's fiscal year.


Valspar Names New CEO, CTO

Valspar Corp. president and chief operating officer Gary E. Hendrickson will succeed William L. Mansfield as the company’s chief executive officer, effective June 1, the company’s Board of D...


JLG Revamps Sales, Support Lineup

Access equipment manufacturer JLG Industries Inc. has realigned its global sales, market development and customer support leadership to fine-tune its regional market focus.


Dur-A-Flex Appoints Ferris President and COO

Dur-A-Flex has announced the appointment of Peter Ferris as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective January 1, 2011.


DuPont Performance Coatings Shifts Leadership Team

DuPont Performance Coatings has made several key changes in its leadership recently, with the departure of two vice presidents and the arrival of one.


Wastewater, Polyurethane Industries Name New Leadership

The wastewater treatment and polyurethane industries have new leaders and advocates at the helms of their professional associations.


Elcometer Names Tech Support Manager

Global inspection equipment supplier Elcometer Inc. has announced the appointment of Lynn M. Hagan as Technical Development and Support Manager for the United States and Canada.


Valspar Names Global Industrial VP

The Valspar Corp. has announced the appointment of Roeland H. Polet as Senior Vice President, Global Industrial, with worldwide responsibility for the General Industrial and Coil Coatings li...


Harsco Corp. Names New President, CCO

Harsco Corp. has announced the appointment of Daniel S. McAtee as President of Harsco Minerals, succeeding Gene A. Iannazzo, who becomes Chief Commercial Officer for Harsco Metals and Harsco...


DuPont Shuffles Coatings Leadership

DuPont has made key changes in its Performance Coatings leadership, naming John G. McCool as President to replace Terry Caloghiris, who becomes President of Strategic Initiatives.


AkzoNobel Expands, Shuffles Global Leadership

AkzoNobel will add four new members to its senior leadership committee and make several other executive changes worldwide in anticipation of “new strategic ambitions” to be announced Tuesday...


Spider, Barton Mines Change Sales Teams

Barton Mines Co. has appointed a new Northeast regional sales manager, while Spider has named a new district sales representative in the Midwest.


PPG VP Resigns; Solar Performance Group Formed

PPG Industries senior vice president Victoria M. Holt has abruptly resigned to head Spartech Corp. in the wake of PPG’s launch of a new Solar Performance Group.


Abrasives Exec Joins Harsco; Gaco Taps VP

Harsco Minerals has appointed Dominic DeAngelo as Product Manager of Abrasives and Roofing, while Pat Hatem has become a Vice President for Gaco Western.


New Faces at Gaco Western, Barton

Coatings and spray-foam supplier Gaco Western and garnet abrasives maker Barton Mines Co. have announced personnel changes.


Rodd Retires as Wooster Brush President; Fagert Takes Helm of Company

The Wooster Brush Company announced the retirement of Allan K. Rodd as president and treasurer after more than 42 years with the company, the last 12 as president.


Frato Joins Spider as N.Y. District Sales Manager

Marc Frato has joined the Spider division of Safeworks LLC as district sales manager for the New York location, with responsibility for representation to the contractor and facility-owner ma...


Short Elliott Hendrickson Names Claassen President

Professional services firm Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH) named Sam L. Claassen, PE, the company’s new president, effective July 1.


Devonport Joins Arkema as Research Leader

Wayne Devonport, Ph.D., has joined Arkema Emulsion Systems in Cary, N.C., as a global coatings research leader, with responsibility for the global research and product-development strategy f...


Miceli Named VP, GM of Guzzler, Vactor

Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group appointed Sam Miceli vice president and general manager for the company’s Guzzler Manufacturing and Vactor Manufacturing subsidiaries. Miceli is ...


PPG Names Bost VP, General Counsel

PPG Industries Inc. named Glenn E. Bost II senior vice president and general counsel. Bost becomes a member of PPG’s executive and operating committees, reporting to chairman and CEO Charles...


BASF Announces Leadership Changes

BASF’s regional division Europe will be getting a new president with the retirement of Dr. Walter Seufert, the company has announced.


PPG VP Joins Carpenter Technology as CEO

PPG Industries Inc.’s senior vice president for industrial coatings will become president and CEO of specialty alloy producer Carpenter Technology.


Major RPM Unit Names Randall Korach President

RPM Building Solutions Group Inc. announced the appointment of Randall J. Korach as president. Korach succeeds his father, Jeffrey L. Korach, who retired June 1.


Nawkaw Announces Territory Appointment

Nawkaw Corp. announced that Operations Manager Mike Honeyman will assume responsibility for customer-service and project-management functions in the company’s Southwest territory of Texas, L...


Blastrac Promotes Rippman, Robb

Blastrac NA announced the promotions of Jonn Rippman to national sales manager and training director and Paul Robb to engineering manager.


MATCOR Names General Manager

MATCOR® Inc. (Katy, TX) has appointed Timothy Disney as General Manager of the Houston/Gulf Coast operations.


QSC Names Business Development Director

Quest Specialty Chemicals (Walled Lake, MI) has named Jim Caporuscio as director of business development.


Mitchel Named President of Technology Publishing/PaintSquare

Peter Mitchel, a veteran publishing industry executive serving on the Board of Directors of Technology Publishing/PaintSquare, has been appointed President of the company by CEO Harold Hower...


CPS Names CEO

CPS Color Group Oy (Vantaa, Finland), a supplier of color solutions for the global paints and coatings industry, has announced the appointment of Henrik Lif as president and CEO.


Industrial Scientific Names CEO

Industrial Scientific Corporation (Pittsburgh, PA) has announced that its Board of Directors elected Justin McElhattan as president and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2010. Th...


Liberty Adds to Corrosion Control Team

The Liberty Group (Morrisville, PA), which provides factory and field-applied corrosion coatings to the natural gas, oil, electric, water, and wastewater industries, has announced two person...


CHLOR*RID Hires Regional Manager

CHLOR*RID International, Inc. (Chandler, AZ) announced that it is expanding its operations and hiring Regis Doucette as regional manager responsible for Northeast U.S. sales.


DuPont CEO Elected Board Chair

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) announced that its board of directors has elected CEO Ellen Kullman as chair, effective December 31.


Industrial Scientific Names Global VP

Industrial Scientific (Pittsburgh, PA), a manufacturer of safety equipment, such as portable gas detection units, for use in coatings operations and other industries, has appointed Tom Cunni...


Patenaude Named Manager

Corrosion Products and Equipment, Inc., a coating contractor and an original equipment manufacturer serving the water, wastewater, hydroelectric, and petrochemical industries, has named Chri...


Tikkurila Announces Personnel Changes

Paint and coating maker Tikkurila Oy (Vantaa, Finland) has announced several personnel changes, all of which will be effective by January 2010.


Int’l Paint Names PC Manager, Canada

International Paint LLC (Houston, TX), part of AkzoNobel, has promoted Darrin Andrews to the position of protective coatings manager, Canada.


NOVA Announces New CEO

NOVA Chemicals has announced that Randy Woelfel has joined the company and will become its chief executive officer.


Bayer Announces Management Changes

On September 14, 2009, Bayer AG’s Supervisory Board appointed the company’s future management line-up.


Polyguard Hires Sales Manager

Polyguard Products’ Pipeline Division (Ennis, TX) has hired Russell Widner as the National Sales Manager.


Int’l Paint Promotes Costello to Manager

International Paint LLC (Houston, TX) has promoted Laura Costello to the position of manager of Strategic Marketing Protective Coatings North America.


Int’l Paint Names VP for Gulf and Mexico

International Paint LLC (Houston, TX), an AkzoNobel company, has promoted Eifion Jones to vice president of Gulf and Mexico Protective Coatings.


Spider Hires District Sales Rep

Spider (Seattle, WA), a division of SafeWorks, LLC, hired Doug McCormick as the district sales representative for its Chicago, IL, location.


ICO Hires National Sales Manager

International Coatings, Inc. (Franklin Park, IL) has hired Angel R. Llanes as the national sales manager.


PDCA Names CEO

The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America have appointed Richard Greene as Chief Executive Officer. Greene replaces interim CEO Beth Horan, who had been filling the position after t...


PPG Appoints GM for U.S. and Canada

PPG Industries has appointed Michael T. Hartings as general manager of the protective and marine coatings (PMC) business in the U.S. and Canada.


Lapolla Names Regional Sales Manager

Greg Williams has joined Lapolla Industries Inc., as regional sales manager.


Dyneon Promotes Two in U.S.

Dyneon LLC (Oakdale, MN), a 3M company, recently promoted Robert M. Moore to U.S. business director and Dawn McArthur to national sales manager.


AkzoNobel Names New CIO

AkzoNobel (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) appointed Pieter Schoehuijs as the new chief information officer (CIO).


International Paint Names Protective Coatings VP

International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, has named Chris Tiernay vice president of protective coatings, North America. He will be responsible for growing the Protective Coatings busine...


Tank Services Hires Director

SEO/Display Abstract: Tank Services (Canton, OH) has hired William Donald as director of field operations for the cathodic protection and underground coating division.


AkzoNobel Announces Board Change

AkzoNobel (Strawinskylaan, Amsterdam) announced that Maarten van den Bergh, chairman of the supervisory board, decided to resign from his position due to temporary illness.


RadTech Names President, Board Members

RadTech—The Association for ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) Technology—has named a new president and board members, according to the Bethesda, Maryland-based Association.


CPS Color Names New CFO

CPS Color Group Oy (Vantaa, Finland) has appointed Tapio Engström as the chief financial officer and a member of the management team.


ARS Adds to Sales Department

Advanced Recycling Systems, Inc., located in Lowellville, OH, has announced the addition of Dale Campbell to its sales department.


Hartman Walsh Names Business Director

Hartman Walsh Corporation, headquartered in St. Louis, MO, has hired Jim Brinkman as the national director of business development.


Dunn-Edwards Names New COO

Karl Altergott has been named president and chief operating officer of Dunn-Edwards Corporation, the leading manufacturer of premium architectural paints in the Southwest. Altergott, most re...


Rapid Prep Opens West Coast Facility

Rapid Prep, LLC (Johnston, RI) opened its west coast facility on January 1, 2009.


Burke Industrial Names Chemist

Burke Industrial Coatings (Ridgefield, WA) has named Michael Lee as the company’s industrial chemist.


DuPont Names CEO, Coatings Head

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) has named a new CEO and a new head of the coatings business segment.


Nawkaw Appoints Florida Representative

Mel Robinson has joined Nawkaw Corp. as a product and service representative in Florida.


Munters’ Brown Heads Global Development

Russ Brown, the vice president of SSPC Board of Governors, was named global business development manager of temporary humidity control (THC) for Moisture Control Services (MCS), a division o...


Ace Hardware Appoints New Leadership

Ace Hardware Corporation has hired Rick Affolter to serve as vice president of finance and has promoted Rick Whitson to vice president of retail support.


Industrial Scientific Names Global Director of Operations

Industrial Scientific Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, announced the appointment of Dan Timco to the position of global director of operations for the gas monitor maker.


Jet Edge Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

Jet Edge, Inc. (St. Michael, MN) appointed Eric Magnuson as the new North Central regional sales manager.


Eliokem Appoints Director for North American Operations

Eliokem, Inc. has appointed John Malloy as director of the North American Operations in Akron, OH.


Enviroline Hires Sales and Technical Manager

Enviroline Group, based in Pompano Beach, FL, announced that it has appointed Jim Crumby as sales and technical manager for the Southern California, Southern Nevada, and Arizona territory.


 
 
   

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