• Bayer MaterialScience appoints nara director risk management : Nara

    In her new position Nara’s responsibilities will include developing and executing local documentation and control objectives, directing efficiency control testing for SOX compliance and certification and managing internal audits for the legal e…

  • Troy appoints ford : Philip Ford

    Troy appoints ford director wood protection Philip Ford has joined Troy Corp. as director, wood protection. He will report to Don Shaw, vice president, development. In his role, Ford will lead all aspects of Troy wood business group worldwide. He…

  • Silberline Makes two: Parfait Jean Marie Likibi

    Silberline Makes two new appointments Silberline has appointed Parfait Jean Marie Likibi chief technology officer, global technology at its corporate and R&D facilities. Prior to joining Silberline, Likibi held the position of high perfor…

  • Metokote names : Richard Pettibone

    Metokote names new vice president MetoKote has appointed Richard Pettibone vice president of engineering. His responsibilities include research and development of coating system technologies, engineering, fabrication and installation of coating sy…

  • Line-X names boeke VP : David Boeke

    Line-X names boeke VP franchise development Line-X Franchise Development Corp. has appointed David Boeke vice president of franchise development. In his new role, Boeke will be responsible for domestic and international franchise system expansion…

  • Huntsman appoints cruz : Claire Cruz

    Huntsman appoints cruz global market manager Huntsman Corp. has appointed Claire Cruz global market manager, performance specialties, coatings, polymers and resins. Her focus will be on the epoxy and polyurea markets. Cruz joins Huntsman fro…

  • Riddle appointed : Doni Riddle

    Riddle appointed president of SSPC The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) has announced that Doni Riddle, vice president and director of industrial and marine marketing for the Sherwin-Williams Company, has taken over as the president of…

  • Valspar appoints Mansfield chair: William Mansfield

    Valspar Corporation has appointed William Mansfield, current president and chief executive, the added position of chairman. Mansfield succeeds Thomas McBurney who was the chairman for the past two years. He will remain chair of the board’s gove…

  • PPG Coil and extrusion coatings: Scott Mofatt

    PPG Industries has expanded and reorganized its coil and extrusion coatings marketing staff. Res­ponsibilities for the expanded function now include strategic development, market research, the creation of promotional literature and general suppor…

  • PPG Industries names gillespie VP aerospace products: Barry Gillespie

    PPG Industries has named Barry Gillespie vice president, aerospace products. Gillespie was formerly president, actuation systems for Smiths Aerospace. David Morris, former vice president, aerospace, will take on the role of vice president, aero…

  • Akzo Nobel names lennartz: Bob Margevich

    Akzo Nobel has named Jo Lennartz director of technology. Formerly general manager of the company’s functional chemicals business, he will be succeeded by Bob Margevich, currently general manager of Akzo Nobel polymer chemicals. Alan Kwek presen…

  • Copeland named president: John Copeland

    Toyo Ink America has promoted John Copeland to president from his current position as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Copeland will assume the duties from Fusao Ito, who will continue as director of the board of the compan…

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

    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 period, he will take over as head of the crosslinkers bus…

  • Geeves named head of Ciba Color: Ark Geeves

    ark Geeves has been named head of Ciba Color Ser­vices in the Americas for Ciba and vice president, Americas at MetalFX, a Ciba Color Services subsidiary. In his new position, Geeves will focus on bringing in the MetalFx Technology metalli…

  • Sartomer names emerson: Earl Emerson

    Sartomer names emerson market development manager Sartomer Company named Earl Emerson the new market development manager, photocure. In this newly created position, Emerson is responsible for identifying and developing new business areas and…