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    Jarvinen appointed : Erkki Jarvinen

    Järvinen appointed president and CEO Tikkurila oy Erkki Järvinen has been appointed president and CEO of Tikkurila Oy. He previously worked as president and CEO of Rautakirja Corp. Simo Laitala has been appointed regional director for Tikk…

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    Heucotech promotes : Robert Poemer

    Heucotech promotes poemer to business manager Heucotech Ltd., a Heubach company, has promoted Robert Poemer to business manager. In his new role Poemer will be responsible for the marketing strategy of Heubach’s pigments and preparations in…

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    evonik inorganic materials: John Luppino

    evonik inorganic materials names luppino vice president Evonik Industries has appointed John Luppino, vice president, key account management–specialty inorganics, for the company’s North American inorganic materials business unit…

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    ISP appoints le Pagne : David Le Pagne

    ISP appoints le Pagne senior sales engineer David Le Pagne has joined International Specialty Products’ (ISP) North America performance chemicals and biocides sales team as senior sales engineer for the West Coast region of the…

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    Eliokem appoints director: John Malloy

    Eliokem appoints director for north American operations Eliokem has appointed John Malloy director, Eliokem, Inc. Malloy was previously the director of finance and administration for Eliokem and will retain those duties along with the new d…

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    Fusion uv systems appoints: P.K. Swain

    Fusion uv systems appoints chief technology officer Fusion UV Systems, Inc. has appointed P.K. Swain chief technology officer and vice president technology. In his new position, Swain is responsible for providing technology leadership for the compa…

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    Sartomer names austin plastics: Jeremy Austin

    Sartomer names austin plastics market development engineer Sartomer Company has named Jeremy Austin market development engineer. He is responsible for market and technology development of functional additives exclusively for the global plastics in…

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    RPM Hires senior : Treena C. Johnson

    RPM Hires senior financial analyst RPM has hired Treena C. Johnson as a senior financial analyst. She will report to RPM’s vice president and controller, Barry Slifstein, and succeeds Melissa Schoger, who transferred to RPM’s European…

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    BASF names Ordonez group VP,: Juan Carlos Ordonez

    BASF has appointed Juan Carlos Ordonez group vice president, coatings, in North America. He is based in Southfield, MI. Ordonez joined BASF South America in 1982. Since then he has served in a variety of management roles with increasing responsibilit…

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    Lubrizol makes : Steve Kirk

    Lubrizol makes management changes Lubrizol Corp. has made a number of management changes to better support the company’s business objectives. The newly appointed leadership will focus on enhancing product innovations across the enterprise, i…

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    Sartomer Names rose global

    Sartomer Names rose global strategic account manager Sartomer Company has named Michael Rose global strategic ac-count manager. In this position, Rose is responsible for coordinating and growing sales, developing sales strategy and internal resour…

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    Sun CHemical makes : Felipe Mellado

    Sun CHemical makes two new appointments Sun Chemical has named Felipe Mellado chief marketing officer and Bradley Schrader vice president of strategy and business development. As the chief marketing officer, Mellado will oversee all of Sun Chemic…

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    Dow izolan announces : Mikhail Tsarfin

    Dow izolan announces new leadership Dow Izolan, the joint venture company between Dow Chemical and Russian polyurethane systems producer, Izolan, has named Mikhail Tsarfin general manager. Since the JV formation in 2006, Tsarfin has been the compa…

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    quaker chemical names : Michael F. Barry

    quaker chemical names barry president and ceo Michael F. Barry, formerly senior vice president and managing director, North America, Quaker Chemical Corp., has been named president and CEO. In addition, he was elected as a member of the boa…

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    BASF appoints Liebelt group VP: Uwe Liebelt

    BASF has named Uwe Liebelt group vice president of the company’s acrylics and dispersions business in North America based in Charlotte, NC. He replaces Cenan Ozmeral, who retired. In his new assignment, Liebelt is responsible for BASF&rsq…

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    CB Mills Appoints : Ion Despoiu

    CB Mills Appoints marketing director CB Mills has promoted Ion Despoiu to the position of marketing director/new business development. Despoiu previously served as the company’s IT manager. In addition, he has developed a number of marketing…

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    Diamond dispersions appoints: Ben Wigley

    Diamond dispersions appoints production chemist UK-based Diamond Dispersion has appointed Ben Wigley production chemist. In his new role, Wigley will be responsible for new product development and supervising the production of Diamond’s ran…

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    CPS Color Group : Harri Kamppa

    CPS Color Group makes two appointments Harri Kämppä has been appointed global supply chain director of CPS Color and as a member of CPS Color Group Oy’s management team. Kämppä will work at CPS Color’s headq…

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    Evonik names Engel : Klaus Engel

    Evonik names Engel chairman of the board Evonik Industries AG, appointed Klaus Engel, member of the executive board of Evonik Industries AG and chairman of the executive board of Evonik Degussa GmbH, effective January 1. He replaces Werner M…

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    RPM hires: MIke D. Metivier

    RPM hires senior information technology auditor RPM International has named Mike D. Metivier senior information technology auditor. Metivier has more than 13 years of experience as a network administrator, programmer analyst and information t…