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    NTERNATIONAL PAINT HIRES: Scott Doering

    INTERNATIONAL PAINT HIRES REGIONAL SALES MANAGER International Paint LLC has hired Scott Doering to serve as the company’s north central regional sales manager in the U.S. Doering, who has nearly 25 years experience in the coatings i…

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    CEPE ADDS FOUR NEW

    CEPE ADDS FOUR NEW MEMBERS TO ITS BOARD During the CEPE annual general meeting, four new members were elected to the CEPE board. They are Leif Abildgaard, general manager of Akzo Nobel’s decorative coatings Europe; David Hamill, executiv…

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    DUPONT POWDER COATINGS: Andy Brink

    DUPONT POWDER COATINGS PROMOTES MANAGERS Andy Brink has been promoted to human resources manger for DuPont Powder Coatings, Americas. Craig Dietz, formerly marketing and product manager, has been named customer and technical sales support man…

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    Tnemec names new technical sales manager: Vaughn O' Dea

    Tnemec Company, Inc. has named Vaughn O’Dea technical sales manager, water and wastewater. In this new position, O’Dea will be responsible for building new Tnemec water and wastewater accounts and maintaining established custo…

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    SILBERLINE APPOINTS: Joseph P. Dowd

    SILBERLINE APPOINTS DOWD PRESIDENT AND COO Silberline has named Joseph P. Dowd global president and chief operating officer. Dowd joined Silberline as executive vice president in 2001. In his new position, Dowd will be responsible for di…

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    AKZO NOBEL APPOINTS MANAGING: Sudha Dantiki

    AKZO NOBEL APPOINTS MANAGING DIRECTOR AT INDIA R&D CENTER Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes has appointed Sudha Dantiki managing director of the CR I n t e r n a t i o n a l Research Center in Bagalore, India. Dantiki previously held various R…

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    DEGUSSA APPOINTS: Anke Gercken

    DEGUSSA APPOINTS GERCKEN MARKETING MANAGER Degussa has appointed Anke Gercken marketing manager for the specialty performance silica line, excluding its rubber applications, for the advanced fillers and pigments business in North America.…

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    SARTOMER NAMES SALES: Hawon Kea

    SARTOMER NAMES SALES MANAGER FOR KOREA Sartomer Company has hired Hawon Kea as sales manager for Sartomer Korea. Kea will be responsible for managing sales on the Korean peninsula. He will report to Daniel Lim, general manager of the Asia-Paci…

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    CORBETT JOINS RPM AS: Edward Corbett

    CORBETT JOINS RPM AS MANAGER, GLOBAL TAXES Edward Corbett has joined RPM as manager, global taxes. In this newly-created position, he will be responsible for managing domestic and international income tax planning and will oversee the tax prov…

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    ACE HARDWARE NAMES MYER: Dave Myer

    ACE HARDWARE NAMES MYER SENIOR VP INTERNATIONAL & PAINT Ace Hardware Corp. has named Dave Myer senior vice president international and paint. Myer previously was senior vice president support and logistics. In his new position, Myer will o…

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    MERCK NOMINATES: Merck KGaa

    MERCK NOMINATES ZYWOTTEK BOARD MEMBER Merck KGaA has nominated Walter W. Zywottek general partner and member of the executive board, effective Sept. 1. Zywottek will be responsible for strategy for the chemicals business.…

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    RPMS TOMPKINS RECEIVES P. Kelly Tompkins

    P. Kelly Tompkins, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of RPM International was one of eight Cleveland State University alumni honored during the 15th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner. Tompkins, who received the…

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    PPGs LeBoeuf to retire, Bunch elected CEO: Raymond W. LeBoeuf

    Raymond W. LeBoeuf, chairman and CEO of PPG Industries, will retire July 1 after nearly 25 years with the company, eight of which were spent as chairman and CEO. LeBoeuf joined PPG as treasurer in 1980. He became PPG’s controller i…

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    HED JOINS SUN CHEMICALS: Jeff Hed

    HED JOINS SUN CHEMICAL’S NORTH AMERICAN SALES TEAM Jeff Hed has joined Sun Chemical’s performance pigments North American sales team as an account manager on the West Coast. In this role, Hed will focus on servicing Sun Chemica…

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    REICHHOLD NAMES FREY: Doug Frey

    REICHHOLD NAMES FREY EXECUTIVE VP GLOBAL COMPOSITES Reichhold has appointed Doug Frey executive vice president, global composites. In this new role, Frey will have global responsibility for the commercial operations of Reichhold’s co…

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    FUSION UV ADDS CHEMIST IN: Kazuo Ashikaga

    FUSION UV ADDS CHEMIST IN JAPAN, U.S. SALES MANAGERS Kazuo Ashikaga has been appointed director, chemistry and process development, Fusion UV Japan. In addition, Fusion UV Systems has added two new regional sales managers to its North American…

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    BUCKMAN APPOINTS CARNCROSS: Charles Carncross

    BUCKMAN APPOINTS CARNCROSS VP PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS Buckman Laboratories has appointed Charles Carncross vice president of its newly-formed performance chemicals division. Carncross has spent 20 years at Buckman Laboratories, most recently as…

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    COGNIS APPOINTS GLOBAL: Gerhard Bauer

    COGNIS APPOINTS GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY MANAGERS Cognis has appointed Gerhard Bauer and Antoine Carroy global technology managers, polymers, coatings and inks (PCI) business. In his new role, Bauer will primarily be responsible for managing PCI in…

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    DAREX NAMES WILSON

    DAREX NAMES WILSON DIRECTOR OF MARKETING Darex has appointed Robert Wilson director of marketing, responsible for developing and managing marketing strategies for the Darex organization worldwide.…

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    CDR PIGMENTS NAMES FOSTER: Craig Foster

    CDR PIGMENTS NAMES FOSTER VP AND GENERAL MANAGER CDR Pigments and Dispersions has appointed Craig Foster vice president and general manager. In addition, Foster will assume the role of president of the company at the end of 2005, when current…