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    Michelman makes :Luc Vanderstappen

    Michelman makes several personel moves Michelman has made a number of personnel additions and promotions. Luc Vanderstappen has been promoted to European business manager, chemical specialties. David Williams has been tapped as Michelman's new sen…

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    Rohm and Haas names president: Pierre R. Brondeau

    Rohm and Haas has named Pierre R. Brondeau, president and chief operating officer, as well as approved the formation of the chairman’s committee to oversee the direction of the company. Brondeau joined Rohm and Haas in 1989 and most recently se…

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    Chemtura names Depew : Rick Beitel

    Chemtura names Depew vice president global sales Chemtura Corp. has named Rick DePew vice president, global sales, performance specialties, including the company’s petroleum additive and urethane businesses. He succeeds Rick Beitel, who is…

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    Cognis makes organizational : Simon Poulton

    Cognis has made a number of organizational changes to better align its strategy and intensify focus on key global product groups in its radiation curing business. Simon Poulton has been appointed global product group manager acrylates. Poulton, who h…

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    Kelly-moore paints names : Arnie Knipp

    Kelly-moore paints names new vice president of sales Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Inc. has appointed Arnie Knipp vice president of sales. Knipp will report to Steve DeVoe, president of Kelly-Moore Paints. Knipp joined Kelly-Moore in 1989, taking an…

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    Akzo nobel makes changes in

    After three years managing Akzo Nobel’s media relations, Marc Michelsen has been appointed head of sustainability communications. Tim van der Zanden will become the new head of media relations, reporting to John McLaren, Akzo Nobel’s dire…

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    Fusion Uv hires upper

    Fusion UV Systems has appointed Bill Tongen key account manager for the upper Midwest region. He will be located in the St. Paul, MN area and will report to Kevin Joesel, director industrial coatings market.…

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    MetalFX Names walker

    MetalFX Technology, a Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp. subsidiary, has named Jim Walker business manager. Prior to joining MetalFX, Walker held management positions with Kodak and DuPont.…

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    PPG industrial coatings promotes: Howard Wright

    PPG Industries’ industrial coatings business has promoted Howard Wright to general manager, global coil and extrusion products and John Shaffer to business director, COEX Americas. Wright will manage the company’ global COEX busin…

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    Chemark Consulting group: Garrett Shawhan

    Chemark Consulting group Expands into Asia/PAcific Region Chemark Consulting Group has expanded its services into the Asia/Pacific region through the addition of Garrett Shawhan as its global strategy development and execution specialist. Sha…

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    Dow Corning Names : Jennifer Kempf

    Dow Corning Names Kempf Account manager Dow Corning has named Jennifer Kempf construction OEM account manager. In her new position, Kempf will serve as the account representative for all day-to-day selling activities and account manage…

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    Tronox makes : Robert Gibney

    Tronox makes organizational changes Robert Gibney, who is currently vice president of corporate affairs, Tronox Inc., is assuming responsibility for human resources as he continues to lead the company’s investor relations and communications…

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    Brookfield engineering : Vincent Herbert

    Brookfield engineering appoints two sales engineers Brookfield Engineering Laboratories has appointed Vincent Herbert senior sales engineer. Herbert has more than 25 years experience in product testing, marketing, technical support and sales. In…

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    Blackmer appoints district : Hiro S. Chandwani

    Blackmer appoints district manager for South Asia Blackmer has appointed Hiro S. Chandwani district manager, South Asia region including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka. Chandwani’s responsibilities wi…

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    Kaman Industrial names: Thomas Weihsmann

    Kaman Industrial names VP, regional manager Kaman Industrial Technologies has promoted Thomas Weihsmann to vice president, regional manager. In his new position, he will assume full management responsibility over Kaman’s Southeast region.…

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    Alberdingk Boley appoints new pres Paul Bleisteiner

    Alberdingk Boley has appointed Paul Bleisteiner president of Alberdingk Boley Inc. (ABI), the U.S. division of the global resin suppliers. In this position, Blei-steiner will be responsible for further market penetration of ABI into the North A…

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    Shamrock names Baillie: Richard Baillie

    Shamrock names Baillie Vice president marketing Shamrock Technologies has appointed Richard Baillie to the newly created position of vice president of marketing. In his new role, Baillie will primarily focus on supporting growth initiatives which…

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    Henkel names ritchie : Steve Ritchie

    Henkel names ritchie marketing director n. america Henkel has appointed Steve Ritchie marketing director of its North American automotive division. In his new roles, Ritchie will lead the marketing team in providing strategic and operationa…

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    Atlas material testing : Rick Weiler

    Atlas material testing names president and ceo Atlas Material Testing Technology has named Rick Weiler president and chief executive officer. Weiler joins Atlas from PerkinElmer Optoelectronics where he was vice president, general manager of speci…