• BASF Names Two to Board of Executive Directors

    || The Supervisory Board of BASF has named Margret Suckale and Michael Heinz to the Board of Executive Directors of BASF. Suckale will become industrial relations director and head of Ressort II, and Heinz will take over as head of Ressort IV. Effective…

  • National Safety Council Elects Vergano to Board

    || DuPont executive vice president Mark Vergnano recently was elected to the position of vice chairman of the Board of Directors (BOD) for the National Safety Council (NSC). DuPont has been a member of the NSC since 1914. Vergano  has been a memb…

  • DuPont Announces Leadership Changes

    || DuPont has named Terry Caloghiris as president, strategic initiatives and John McCool as president, performance coatings, both effective Nov. 1. Caloghiris, 59, currently president of performance coatings, has held a range of senior leadership roles…

  • AkzoNobel Appoints New Head of Marketing

    || AkzoNobel has appointed Sucheta Govil as the new global head of marketing for the company’s decorative paints business. Based in Slough, UK, she will officially take up the position on January 1. Govil joins AkzoNobel from PepsiCo, where her la…

  • Arch Chemicals Elects Two Executive Vice Presidents

    || Arch Chemicals has elected Joe Shaulson and Luis Fernandez-Moreno executive vice presidents. Shaulson, who previously served as senior vice president, wood protection and personal care ingredients at Arch, will have responsibility as executive vice p…

  • Hall Technologies Hires Technical Sales Representative

    || Richard Keeler has joined Hall Technologies Inc. as a technical sales representative. Keeler is based in the company’s Houston sales office. In his new position he is responsible for sales and service to customers in southern Texas and Louisian…

  • Gaco Western Makes a Number of New Hires

    || Gaco Western has appointed Pat Hatem as vice president of operations at is manufacturing facility in Waukesha, WI. Hatem was most recently with JohnsonDiversey where she held numerous manufacturing and material leadership positions throughout her 16…

  • Niraj Agarwal Joins Datacolor

    || Datacolor, a provider of color management solutions, has appointed Niraj Agarwal director, new business development. Agarwal joins Datacolor with more than 17 years of experience developing innovative solutions for the color industry. Throughout his…

  • Air Products Elects New Director

    || Air Products has elected Chadwick Deaton to its board of directors. Deaton  currently serves as chairman and CEO of Baker Hughes, an oilfield services company, where he has worked since 2004. He began his career for the Dowell Division of Dow Ch…

  • AkzoNobel India Names New Chairman

    || Akzo Nobel India Limited (formerly ICI India Limited) has announced a number of changes to its board. After 37 years with the company, Aditya Narayan has announced his retirement as chairman of Akzo Nobel India Limited effective October 1, 2010. He w…

  • Kenline Named GM for Arch Biocides’

    || Arch Chemicals has promoted Mark Kenline to general manager for Arch Biocides Preservation and Protection business. In this role, he will lead management responsibilities for the building products, marine antifouling paints, metal working fluids, pla…

  • H.B. Fuller Adds Handley to Board of Directors

    || H.B. Fuller Company announced that Thomas W. Handley was elected as an independent member to its board of directors, effective immediately. Handley’s position expands the board to eight directors, seven of whom are independent. Handley is curre…

  • American Chemet announces new President and CEO

    || American Chemet Corporation of Deerfield, IL and East Helena, MT, elected William H. Shropshire president and CEO. Shropshire has been with the organization for more than a decade serving in a variety of roles, most recently as executive vice preside…

  • VanDeMark Chemical Establishes European Office

    || VanDeMark Chemical, Inc. of Lockport, NY has opened a new business office in West Yorkshire, UK. Patricia Hughes has been appointed head of sales and business development for the office, responsible for market development, sales and customer service…

  • Michelman makes additions to management team

    || Michelman, Inc. has announced a number of key additions to its management team at the company’s Singapore manufacturing plant. Michael Heng has been named commercial director – Asia, and will be responsible for developing and managing Mic…