• BASF APPOINTS KAMIETH: Markus Kamieth

    || BASF has appointed Markus Kamieth business director for its global acrylic monomers and superabsorbent business unit covering North and South America. The business unit is located in the company’s Charlotte Technical Center in North Carol…

  • SPX Process makes : Scott Dillner

    || Scott Dillner has been appointed director of marketing for the flow technology segment of SPX Process Equipment. Since joining the Waukesha Cherry-Burrell organization in 1997, Dillner has held various marketing roles, expanding his responsibilities…

  • Nazdar Names New business development executive: Ellen Wu

    || Nazdar has named Ellen Wu business development executive, China, for the inks and coatings division. She will assist in developing distribution in the Asia-Pacific region.…

  • RPM Names thomas : Ernest Thomas

    || RPM Names thomas senior vice president RPM International has named Ernest Thomas senior vice president. Formerly senior vice president and CFO of CF Industries Holding, Inc., Thomas will assume the additional position…

  • Prime coatings hires : Gordy Wolfe

    || Prime coatings hires new research chemist Gordy Wolfe has been hired as senior research chemist for Prime Coatings, a division of Prime Leather Finishes. Wolfe spent more than 22 years at Johnson Polymer where he was a senior industry scientist. W…

  • Akzo Nobel Announces Management Changes: Jo Lennartz

    || Akzo Nobel Announces Management Changes Akzo Nobel has named Jo Lennartz the company’s new director of technology. Two further management changes resulting from his appointment have also been confirmed. Formerly general manager of the company…

  • RPM Director Edward B. Brandon to Retire: Edward B. Brandon

    || RPM Director Edward B. Brandon to Retire RPM International Inc. announced that Edward B. Brandon plans to retire from the board of directors at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held on Oct. 4, 2007. Brandon’s retirement is in accordanc…

  • PPG names new VP of Aerospace Products: Barry N. Gillespie

    || PPG names new VP of Aerospace Products PPG Industries has named Barry N. Gillespie to the position of vice president, aerospace products. Gillespie was formerly president, actuation systems, for Smiths Aero­space, Los Angeles, CA, until its rec…

  • Bjorn Hedlund is new global marketing director at DuPont Engineering Polymers: Bjorn Hedlund

    || Björn Hedlund is new global marketing director at DuPont Engineering Polymers Effective July 1, 2007, Björn Hedlund assumed the role of global marketing director at DuPont Engineering Poly­mers (EP) in addition to his position as region…

  • Valspar Board of Directors Elects New Members: Janel Haugarth

    || Valspar Board of Directors Elects New Members The Valspar Corporation announced that the Board of Directors elected Janel Haugarth, executive vice president, president and chief operating officer, supply chain services, Supervalu Inc., and Stephen…

  • BASF Board of Executive Directors New team as of 2008: Dr. Harald Schwager

    || BASF Board of Executive Directors New team as of 2008 The supervisory board of BASF has appointed two new members to the board of executive directors: Dr. Harald Schwager and Dr. Wolfgang Büchele. The appointments will take effect on Jan. 1, 2…

  • FSCT names Pontoski executive : Joseph Pontoski

    || The Federation of Societies for Coatings Tech­nology (FSCT) has appointed Joseph Pontoski executive directory of the organization. Em­ployed by FSCT for more than 10 years, Pontoski had been serving as FSCT’s chief oper­­a…

  • International Paint hires: Eric Shelton

    || International Paint has hired Eric Shelton to serve as senior account executive for protective coatings sales in St. Louis-West Territory consisting of Kansas, Nebraska, western Montana and southwest Iowa. International Paint recruited Shelton to hel…

  • Halox hires inside : Sara Grudzien

    || Halox has hired Sara Grudzien as the company’s inside sales assistant. Grudzien’s responsibilities include the administration of the company’s relationship management software system as well as customer and vendor public relations,…

  • DSM Neoresins makes : Henk Van De Wiel

    || DSM NeoResins has announced a number of appointments, which have been made as a result of the retirement of Henk van de Wiel, commercial director of DSM NeoResins. van de Wiel’s local management role will be taken over by Stef…