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March 16, 2010
PPG Industries has appointed Gregory Benckart general manager, automotive refinish USCA, with responsibility for PPG’s automotive refinish business in North America. Benckart is currently general manager, sales and marketing North America, auto…  Read More »
March 16, 2010
Joan A. Schuller has been named general manager for the North American region of Dow Coating Materials, the global architectural and industrial coatings business of The Dow Chemical Company. In her role, Schuller is responsible for setting the busine…  Read More »
March 16, 2010
The American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) has elected Ken Yarosh, global service line manager for the specialty chemicals business of Dow Corning, to serve as vice chairman of the 2010 International  board of directors. During his two-ye…  Read More »
March 16, 2010
Ron Yarnell, OEM sales manager for PPG Industries’ commercial coatings group, has been elected to a 2010-2013 term on the board of directors of the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM). Yarnell has worked for PPG for more than 2…  Read More »
March 16, 2010
Dow has elected Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V., to its board of directors. Polman brings to Dow an understanding of both the chemical and related downstream consumer products industries. Prior to heading Unilever, Polman was a top…  Read More »
February 8, 2010
Perstorp has appointed Mike Schneider its new market development manager for coatings and adhesives, primarily focusing on products such as Tolonate and Easaqua aliphatic polyisocyanates. Schneider’s job will be to provide technical support to…  Read More »
February 8, 2010
JNS Smithchem LLC  has appointed Doug Bennett to the newly created position of regional sales manager,  New England. Bennett will be responsible for growing the company’s customer and supplier base in New England with  emphasis o…  Read More »
February 8, 2010
Jukka Havia has been appointed Tikkurila's CFO and member of the management board beginning April 16, 2010. Based in Vantaa, he will report to Erkki Järvinen, president and CEO, Tikkurila Oy. Havia will join Tikkurila from Ruukki Group Oyj where…  Read More »
February 8, 2010
The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) has elected Ken Yarosh, global Sservice line manager for the specialty chemicals business of Dow Corning, to serve as vice chairman of the 2010 Inte­rnational Board of Directors. Yarosh will h…  Read More »
January 11, 2010
PPG Industries has appointed Patrick J. Kenny vice president, corporate marketing. He will continue to be based at the company’s global headquarters and will report directly to J. Rich Alexander, PPG senior vice president, performance coatings.…  Read More »
January 11, 2010
Masco Corp. has appointed David F. Brown as chief procurement officer and vice president—supply chain. In his new position, Brown will be responsible for setting the overall supply chain strategy and procurement policy for Masco’s global…  Read More »
January 11, 2010
Nordson Corporation has promoted Jeff Pembroke to president of its Nordson EFD operation. Pembroke succeeds Peter Lambert, who had served as president of Nordson EFD (engineered fluid dispensing) since 2005 and was recently elected senior vice presid…  Read More »
January 11, 2010
Royal DSM N.V. has announced a number of management changes. Gerard de Reuver currently director of strategic projects, will be appointed business group director DSM Dyneema as of April 1, 2010. de Reuver’s current responsibilities, which inclu…  Read More »
January 11, 2010
Ferro Corporation announced that the board of directors took action to increase the number of directors to thirteen directors and voted to elect Richard C. Brown, Gregory E. Hyland and Ronald P. Vargo as directors of the company, effective immediatel…  Read More »
June 16, 2009
International Paint has named Chris Tiernay vice president protective coatings, North America. In this role, Tiernay will be responsible for growing the protective coatings business throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Central America, which inc…  Read More »

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