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    PPG names general manager: Tom Mauck

    PPG names general manager protective marine coatings PPG Industries has named Tom Mauck general manager of protective and marine coatings, a business created with the acquisition of the performance coatings and fin…

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    Dow names business VP specialty: Horacio Percossi

    The Dow Chemical Company has named Horacio Percossi business vice president for the specialty chemicals business portfolio. He will continue to report to Romeo Kreinberg, executive vice president of Dow’s performance plastic and chemicals portf…

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    International Paint Hires : Bob Bernard

    International Paint Hires engineering account executive International Paint LLC, a division of Akzo Nobel, has hired Bob Bernard to serve as their new engineering account executive for the high value infrastructure markets through Ohio, Michigan,…

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    Sartomer names: Brian Kendall

    Sartomer names Kendall new plant manager Sartomer Company has named Brian Kendall plant manager of Sartomer’s Chatom, AL facility. In his new position, Kendall is responsible for all plant operations and reports directly to Edward J.…

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    Rohm and Haas Names north American: Shruti Singhai

    Rohm and Haas Names north American Market Manager, Traffic Paint Polymers Shruti Singhal has been named North American market manager for traffic paint polymers by Rohm and Haas Company, architectural and functional coatings business. Singhal…

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    RPM Hires: Kenneth M. Armstrong

    RPM hires director of environmental, health and safety; promotes four RPM International has hired Kenneth M. Armstrong as director of environmental, health and safety. Armstrong brings more than 18 years of experience on a broad rang…

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    Hockmeyer names new

    Hockmeyer names new equipment representatives Hockmeyer Equipment has named two new equipment representatives. Daniyel Firestone with Norstone, Inc. has territorial responsibilities in eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, New Yor…

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    Eliokem names Thompson

    Eliokem names Thompson midwest sales rep Eliokem has appointed Douglas Thompson sales representative for the Midwest. In this position Thompson will be responsible for expanding the group’s sales activity throughout the Midwest and Canada.…

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    Netzsch promotes warburg : Frank Warbug

    Netzsch promotes warburg to national sales manager Netzsch Fine Particle Technology, LLC has promoted Frank Warburg to national sales manager, U.S. and Canada. Warburg is responsible for growing the customer base throughout the U.S. and Canada f…

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    ISP appoints christopher: Darrell Christopher

    ISP appoints christopher account manager International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP) has appointed Darrell Christopher as key account manager for the company’s North America performance chemicals and biocides sales team for the Midwest region…

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    Schlenk-both metallic : Michael Sproule

    Schlenk-both metallic pigments names sproule technical director Schlenk-Both Metallic Pigments has named Michael Sproule technical director paints and coatings. Sproule will be responsible for the technical service lab in Ashland, MA and manage…

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    x-rite names Vacchiano : Michael C. Ferrara

    x-rite names Vacchiano President and CEO X-Rite, Inc. has announced the implementation of the planned CEO succession which was outlined at the time of the January announcement of the Amazys acquisition. Michael C. Ferrara will retire from his pos…

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    UMC appoints new : Jennifer Marques

    UMC appoints new regional sales manager United Mineral and Chemical Corp. has appointed Jennifer Marques sales associate for the St. Louis/Kansas City region. Marques’ sales responsibilities will include daylight fluorescent, phosphorescent…

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    Omya appoints new midwest: Jim Cwik

    Omya appoints new midwest regional sales manager Omya Inc. has hired Jim Cwik as a regional sales manager for its paint, coatings and adhesives group. With more than 20 years coatings sales experience, Cwik will be responsible for the Midwest…

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    PSG hires new: Keith O'Dell

    PSG hires new General Manager Paint Service Group (PSG), a supplier of aerospace, defense and specialist coatings supplier, has appointed Keith O’Dell general manager. O’Dell has a strong background in the coatings industry, havin…

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    Tronox Named : Peter D. Kinnear

    Tronox Named Kinnear LEad director Tronox Inc. has named Peter D. Kinnear lead director for the com…

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    Rust-Oleum makes organizational : Michael D. Tellor

    Rust-Oleum Corp. has announced a number of organizational changes. Rust-Oleum group president, Michael D. Tellor, who has led the Rust-Oleum organization for the last 12 years, will now assume the position of chairman and CEO of the Rust-Oleum/…

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    Rohm and Haas names Williams: Stewart Williams

    Rohm and Haas names Williams Technical Director PQI Stewart Williams was recently named technical director of the Rohm and Haas Paint Quality Institute (PQI). In this new role he will develop and manage PQI’s technical initiatives, including…

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    International Paint hires : Tim Riley

    International Paint hires marketing manager, account executive International Paint LLC, a division of Akzo Nobel, has hired Tim Riley to serve as their new marketing manager for the high value infrastructure markets throughout North America. A…

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    Wolstenholme makes : Henry Brooks

    Wolstenholme makes management changes Wolstenholme International Inc. has recently announced a number of management changes and promotions. Henry Brooks has been appointed president of Wolstenholme Inter-national Inc. (USA). Brooks joined MD-Both…