• Bayer MaterialScience Appoints Sales Director

    Bayer MaterialScience has named Xiaobin Zhong sales director, regional key accounts, Coatings, Adhesives, Specialties (CAS), North America. In this role, Zhong is responsible for the management of regional accounts and technical specialists for the c…

  • Emerald Appoints Technical Sales Manager

    Emerald Performance Materials has appointed Thomas Penny technical sales manager of its industrial foam control products. In his new position, Penny will be responsible for developing the strategic direction for de­foamers and driving defoamer gr…

  • Ace Hardware names director of marketing

    Ace Hardware Corp. has appointed Jeff Gooding director of consumer marketing. Gooding, who has nearly 20 years of corporate and agency communications experience, will oversee creative advertising, media buying, public relations, Acehardware.com, di…

  • Shamrock Makes Key Appointments

    Shamrock Technologies has named Steven M. Parker president and chief operating officer. William B. Neuberg will remain chairman and chief executive officer. Parker, a 30-year veteran of advanced materials industries, has held key executive positions…

  • RPM International Names Matejka CFO

    RPM International Inc. has announced that P. Kelly Tompkins, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be resigning, to accept the position of executive vice president of legal, government affairs and sustainability for Cle­velan…

  • PPG Appoints Jordan VP, Human Resources

    PPG Industries has announced that J. Craig Jordan, PPG director, labor compensation and employee relations, will succeed Charles W. “Bud” Wise as vice president, human resources, effective Aug. 1, when Wise will retire from the company. J…

  • New Director Appointed for Dow Corning Construction Industry

    Jim Hayes has been named commercial director for the Dow Corning Construction Industry, Americas region. He will be responsible for advancing several of the company’s construction initiatives focused on developing innovative energy efficiency a…

  • Valspar Elects Cook to Board of Directors

    The Valspar Corporation has elected William M. Cook to its board of directors. He will also serve on Valspar’s compensation committee. Cook is chairman of the board, president and CEO of Donaldson Company Inc. and is also a director of IDEX Cor…

  • Cytec Elects New Corporate Officer

    Cytec Industries’ board of directors has elected William Wood as a corporate officer effective immediately in addition to his existing roles as president, Cytec Engineered Materials and a member of the executive leadership team. Wood has held v…

  • PPG Makes Executive Appointments

    PPG Industries has appointed Timothy M. Knavish vice president, automotive coatings, Americas. Knavish is currently PPG general manager, automotive coatings, Americas. He will continue to be based at the PPG automotive coatings headquarters in Troy,…

  • International Paint Protective Coatings Names Two Managers

    International Paint Protective Coatings has assigned David Hunter and Bill Dempster with the additional role of fire protection business manager, overseeing all sales and service efforts for the company’s Chartek and Interchar fire protection…

  • Nordson elects New Members to Board of Directors

    Nordson Corporation announced the election of three new directors to its board along with the re-election of two current directors, all for terms expiring in 2013. The total number of Nordson directors will remain at 12 as the three new directors rep…

  • RPM adds to treasury and IT departments

    RPM International has named Terri Wallace as manager, global treasury and Marvin Muhumuza as information technology auditor. Wallace will serve as RPM’s primary treasury management contact in the U.S. and as a liaison for European-based f…

  • Parker named president of Shamrock

    Shamrock Technologies has named Steven M. Parker president and chief operating officer. William B. Neuberg will remain chairman and chief executive officer. Parker, a 30-year veteran of the ad­vanced materials industries has held key executive po…

  • Eliokem appoints Barthelmes CEO

    Patrice Barthelmes has been appointed CEO of Eliokem. He previously served as vice president and director for the packaging and building materials division of Rohm and Haas from  1999 until its buyout by Dow Chemical in 2009, where he was app&sh…

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