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    Tronox names Klvac : David J. Klvac

    Tronox names Klvac VP and controller Tronox Inc. has named David J. Klvac vice president and controller. He has nearly a decade of experience in financial reporting and accounting, with increasing levels of responsibility.…

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    Holliday pigments names new sales and marketing manager: Martin Elliot

    Holliday pigments names new sales and marketing manager Holliday Pigments has hired Martin Elliott as regional sales and marketing manager, covering the Middle East, Indian sub-continent and Latin America. Elliott has more than 30 years experience i…

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    PPG names Kenny general manager:Patrick Kenny

    PPG Industries has named Patrick J. Kenny to the newly created position of general manager, corporate marketing and construction markets. Kenny has been manager of PPG’s construction market team since 2003, and now assumes the additional respon…

  • People in the News | Powder Coatings

    Jotun Powder coatings names new divisional R&D Manager

    Jotun Powder Coatings has appointed Kjell Vidar Bergene divisional R&D manager. He will succeed Martyn Wilmott. Bergene brings 30 years experience in the powder coatings industry to his new position. Most recently, he was regional lab manager, Eu…

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    PM International Elects

    RPM International’s board of directors has elected Ronald A. Rice executive vice president and chief operating officer; P. Kelly Tompkins executive vice president and chief administrative officer; Paul G. Hoogenboom senior vic…

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    Masco names new director

    Masco names new director of corporate communications Masco Corp. has appointed Kathleen Volkes director of corporate communications. She will be responsible for the direction of the department’s communications, graphic, video and meeting pro…

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    Sartomer makes

    Sartomer makes Personnel changes Sartomer Company has appointed Alan Pape business development manager. In his new position, Pape will be responsible for developing new business and markets for the specialty polymers division of Sartomer and wil…

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    Eliokem appoints

    Eliokem has appointed Richard Flecksteiner product and process development engineer. In this position Flecksteiner will provide support for existing product lines as well as new product development. Flecksteiner most recently worked as a senior res…

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    Eliokem appoints

    Eliokem has appointed Richard Flecksteiner product and process development engineer. In this position Flecksteiner will provide support for existing product lines as well as new product development. Flecksteiner most recently worked as a senior res…

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    Smithchem & Young

    Smithchem & Young LLC has appointed Robert Whiteley to the newly created position of vice president, business development. Whiteley will be responsible for growing the company’s customer and supplier base in the Northeast U.S. with an…

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    Chemark names

    Chemark Consulting Group has appointed James E. Kassner senior advisor. In this collaborative position, Kassner brings more than 35 years of business and technology management experience to focus on Chemark’s client’s innovation, project…

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    ITW Devcon futura

    ITW Devcon Futura Coatings has appointed Lee Curry as market development manger for the water/wastewater industry. Curry came to ITW Devcon Futura Coatings from ICI Devoe, where he was the industrial coatings specialist for Georgia.…

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    E.W. Kaufman

    Mark Rysak has recently been hired as a sales representative for the E.W. Kaufmann Company. He will be responsible for the New Jersey and New York metropolitan areas. Ron Warren has also been hired as a sales representative. He will be responsible f…

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    Aug joins kelley

    Nelson Augé has joined Kelley Technical Coatings as executive vice president. Augé was formerly president of the Marcus Paint Company and was vice president of manufacturing and operations for the chemical coatings division of Sherwin-W…

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    DSM Desotech makes

    DSM Desotech has made a number of new appointments to its staff. Anthony Toussaint has been named market platform manager, Desotech Formulated products. Chander Chawla has been named project manager, new business development. Jeff Zink has been…

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    Sherwin-Williams appoints president: John G. Morikis

    he Sherwin-Williams Company has appointed John G. Morikis president and chief operating officer. Morikis has held many key positions during his 22-year career with Sherwin-Williams, most recently as president of the Paint Stores Group. During Morikis…

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    ludgate named general : John Ludgate

    ludgate named general manager of kop-coat marine John Ludgate has been promoted to general manager for Kop-Coat Marine Group. He will be responsible for overseeing all sales, marketing and production for Kop-Coat’s factories in Rockaway, NJ…

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    Sartomer announces : Nicholas Trainer

    Sartomer announces organizational changes Nicholas Trainer, president of Sartomer Company, a division of TOTAL’s chemicals branch, has announced his retirement from the company. Luigi Colantuoni, vice president of TOTAL’s Atotech Far…

  • People in the News | Wood Coatings

    Donahue named VP : Joseph Donahue

    Donahue named VP Valspar global wood coatings The Valspar Corp. has named Joseph Donahue group vice president, global wood coatings. In his new position, Donahue will be responsible for the leadership of Valspar’s wood coatings busines…

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    International Paint names: Kevin Coleman

    International Paint names regional sales manager International Paint LLC, Houston, has hired Kevin Coleman as protective coatings regional sales manager for the Southeast. In his new position, Coleman will direct the company’s long-term effor…