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    DEGUSSA APPOINTS: Philip Munson

    DEGUSSA APPOINTS MUNSON SITE MANGER Degussa has appointed Philip Munson site manager to oversee production for the care specialties and oligomers and silicones business units at its Goldschmidt Chemical Corp. facilities in Hopewell, VA. Mun…

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    SUN CHEMICAL PERFORMANCE: Peter Krummeck

    SUN CHEMICAL PERFORMANCE PIGMENTS NAMES KRUMMECK DIRECTOR OF SALES Sun Chemical Performance Pigments has appointed Peter Krummeck director of sales. In his new role, Krummeck will be responsible for all sales and salesrelated activities outsi…

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    3M ELECTS BUCKLEY: George W. Buckley

    3M ELECTS BUCKLEY CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO George W. Buckley has been elected chairman, president and chief executive officer of 3M. He succeeds interim chairman and CEO Robert S. Morrison, who has led the company since July 1, 2005. Buckle…

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    MASCO ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS: Jai Shah

    MASCO ANNOUNCES MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS Jai Shah has been appointed vice president, strategic planning. In his new position, Shah will assist the company’s group executive in the development of platform strategic plans. Shah joined Masco…

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    PRA COATINGS TECHNOLOGY CENTRE: Jonathan Bourne

    PRA COATINGS TECHNOLOGY CENTRE NAMES NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR PRA Coatings Technology Centre has appointed Jonathan Bourne to the position of managing director. Bourne joins PRA from Ernst and Young LLP, where he lead the chemicals sector practice…

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    WOLSTENHOLME INTERNATIONAL: Henry Brooks

    WOLSTENHOLME INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES U.S.-BASED TEAM Wolstenholme International Inc. has appointed several key personnel from former MD-Both Industries to its West Chicago, IL office. The following people have joined the U.S. team: Henry Brook…

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    H.B. FULLER APPOINTS CORPORATE: Timothy Keenan

    H.B. FULLER APPOINTS CORPORATE OFFICERS, VP HUMAN RESOURCES H.B. Fuller Company has appointed Timothy Keenan general counsel and corporate secretary and Cheryl Reinitz has been appointed vice president and treasurer. Keenan has served as deput…

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    DAIKIN HIRES NEW PERSONEL: Steve Mariconti

    DAIKIN HIRES NEW PERSONEL Daikin America, has hired Steve Mariconti as technical service and applications development manager for DAI-EL high performance fluoroelastomers. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the elastomer industry. A…

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    ACE HARDWARE NAMES ELMORE: Michael Elmore

    ACE HARDWARE NAMES ELMORE AS VP INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Ace Hardware Corp. has named Michael Elmore vice president information technology for Ace Hardware Corp. Elmore will direct Ace’s information technology operations and expansion both…

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    DSM HIRES VAN LEEN: Rob Van Leen

    DSM HIRES VAN LEEN DSM has appointed Rob van Leen to the newly created position of chief innovation officer. van Leen has worked for DSM since 1987 and has held various leadership positions in the company. In his new position, he will focus…

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    CHEMCENTRAL: Phil A. Scafido

    CHEMCENTRAL NAMES DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING Chemcentral has appointed Phil A. Scafido senior vice president, director of sales and marketing, based at its Chicago headquarters. Scafido will be responsible for all sales and marketi…

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    SOLVAY CHEMICALS NAMES: Richard Hogan

    SOLVAY CHEMICALS NAMES HOGAN PRESIDENT AND CEO Richard Hogan has been named president and CEO of Solvay Chemicals, Inc. Hogan succeeds David Birney, who will continue to hold the position of president and CEO of Solvay America, Inc. Hogan join…

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    AMERON NAMES WAGNER VP, COO: Gary Wagner

    AMERON NAMES WAGNER VP, COO Ameron International has appointed Gary Wagner executive vice president and COO.Wagner joined the company in 1985 and has had numerous responsibilities in treasurer and financial management and planning. CW…

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    Flood names Calhoun VP technology: Gary D. Calhoun

    The Flood Company has promoted Gary D. Calhoun to vice president, technology and product development. In his new position, Calhoun will oversee development of new products across the company’s entire product line. Prior to joining F…

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    COGNIS NAMES ALLEN VP: Paul Allen

    COGNIS NAMES ALLEN VP OF FUNCTIONAL PRODUCTS Paul Allen, member of Cognis’ executive committee and previously head of Cognis’ nutrition and health strategic business unit, took over as group vice president of Functional Products…

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    INTERNATIONAL PAINT: Daryle Anderson

    INTERNATIONAL PAINT HIRES ZONE MANAGER International Paint LLC has hired Daryle Anderson to serve as its zone manager for Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. A coatings industry veteran for nearly 20 years, Anderson will support the newly opened Chica…

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    ICI APPOINTS BROWN CFO: Alan J. Brown

    ICI APPOINTS BROWN CFO ICI has appointed Alan J. Brown as chief financial officer. Brown succeeds Tim Scott who died in Aug. 2005. Brown joins ICI from Unilever where he was a senior finance professional and general manager. Most recently, Bro…

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    TIGER DRYLAC APPOINTS: Tiger Drylac

    TIGER DRYLAC APPOINTS VP SALES AND MARKETING Tiger Drylac Canada Inc. has appointed Larry McNeely vice president of marketing and sales. McNeely has more than 20 years in the powder coatings industry. Most recently, he was group executive…

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    REORGANIZATION AT: Richard Levy

    REORGANIZATION AT ELIOKEM, COLLONGE CEO Eliokem has reorganized its commercial, financial and operational activities. All three departments will report directly to the chief executive officer. The company has also announced the departure of Ri…

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    BASF names Ordoņez VP automotive refinish: Juan Carlos

    Juan Carlos Ordoñez has been named vice president, BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions business unit in North America. In his new position, Ordoñez will be responsible for all aspects of BASF’s automotive refinish coatin…