• ROHM AND HAAS POWDER COATINGS: Ned Lancaster

    || ROHM AND HAAS POWDER COATINGS NAMES NEW SALES MANAGER Rohm and Haas Powder Coatings has appointed Ned Lancaster sales manager for the southeastern region of the U.S. In his new role, Lancaster will be responsible for leading sales growth activ…

  • BASF MAKES NUMBER OF: Christopher J. Hummel

    || BASF MAKES NUMBER OF NEW APPOINTMENTS BASF has appointed Christopher J. Hummel product marketing manager in the BASF functional polymers architectural coatings business located in Charlotte, NC. Hummel comes to BASF with 18 years of chemical i…

  • HAMPFORD RESEARCH NAMES: John M. Jury

    || HAMPFORD RESEARCH NAMES TWO TO EXECUTIVE POSITIONS Hampford Research Inc. (HRI), a custom chemical manufacturer, has appointed two industry veterans to key positions in the firm. John M. Jury has joined HRI as director of sales and marketing.…

  • E.W. KAUFMANN APPOINTS: E.W. Kaufmann

    || E.W. KAUFMANN APPOINTS O’CONNOR PRESIDENT E.W. Kaufmann, a raw material and equipment distributor, has appointed J. Brian O’Connor president. O’Connor has been employed in the chemical industry for more than 37 years. He join…

  • RPM HIRES ASSOCIATE: Shelly Hillyer

    || RPM HIRES ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL RPM International has hired Shelly Hillyer as associate general counsel. In her new position, Hillyer will be responsible for managing its litigation and insurance coverage disputes and coordinating its legi…

  • PPG appoints two new vice presi: Charles F. Kahle

    || PPG Industries has appointed two new vice presidents. Charles F. Kahle II, director, coatings research and development, has been named vice president, coatings research and development. Kahle joined PPG in 1987 as a research associate in coatings. He…

  • President air products Europe retires, zwicky named successor: Bernard Guerini

    || Bernard Guerini, president, Air Products Europe since February 2002 has retired. During his 32-year career with Air Products, Guerini has led the gases businesses of six countries and has also led the integration of a number of acquisitions. In 1999,…

  • Holliday Pigments names : Glynn Jagger

    || Holliday Pigments names new managing director Holliday Pigments has promoted Glynn Jagger, formerly operations director, to managing director. Jagger joined Holliday Pigments’ parent company, Yule Catto, in 1998 and has held a range of senio…

  • Cytec Appoints director of : Jodi Allen

    || Cytec Appoints director of investor relations Cytec Industries has appointed Jodi Allen director of investor relations. Allen joined Cytec in 1990 and has held various positions in sales, planning, procurement and most recently, director of market…

  • Copeland named president : John Copeland

    || Copeland named president of Toyo ink america Toyo Ink America has promoted John Copeland to president from his current position as executive vice president/chief operating officer. Copeland will assume the duties from Fusao Ito, who will con…

  • Degussa Names Brand head of crosslinkers Business line: Gerd Brand

    || Degussa Names Brand head of crosslinkers Business line Gerd Brand, currently president of Nippon Aerosil Co. Ltd., Japan and head of the aerosil standard product line, will move to the coatings and colorants business unit. Following an orientation p…

  • Cray Valley promotes Dekiouk : Mohammed Dekiouk

    || Cray Valley promotes Dekiouk to Channelview plant manager Cray Valley named Mohammad Dekiouk plant manager of the company’s Channelview manufacturing facility in Channelview, TX. Dekiouk is responsible for Norsolene hydrocarbon resin product…

  • Heucotech names Poemer : Robert Poemer

    || Heucotech names Poemer business unit leader Heucotech Ltd., a Heubach company, has hired Robert Poemer as business unit leader for colorants for the coatings industry. In his new position, Poemer will be responsible for establishing the strategic…

  • DuPont Titanium appoints marketing: Peter O'Sullivan

    || DuPont Titanium Technologies has named Peter O’Sullivan global marketing leader. O’Sullivan and his team will set the strategic direction for the coatings, paper and plastics global offering including product development and marketi…

  • tnemec appoints : Doug Hansen

    || Tnemec Company, Inc. has named Doug Hansen director of sales, water tank market. In his new position he will be responsible for managing the business for customer service, product line enhancements and incremental growth. Previously, Hansen served as…