• Tikkurila oy makes: Jarkko Marjasalo

    || Tikkurila has appointed Jarkko Marjasalo, formerly IT manager, to chief information officer. In this new position, he will continue to be responsible for tasks related to IT within the entire Tikkurila Group. Petri Miettinen has been appointe…

  • Eliokem appoints faussadier: Oliver Faussadier

    || Eliokem appoints faussadier to head ventures department Eliokem has appointed Olivier Faussadier, director and member of the executive committee, to head the new ventures department. This department was created to fuel profit growth and extend the…

  • Almatis appoints : Martin Laudenbach

    || Almatis appoints Laudenbach ceo Almatis has appointed Martin Laudenbach CEO. He succeeds Hervé de Carmony who will reassume his role as non-executive chairman of the Almatis board of directors. Over the last 14 years Laudenbach has worked i…

  • Blackmer appoints :Wayne Harris

    || Blackmer appoints harris account manager Blackmer has appointed Wayne Harris key account manager. He will be responsible for the growth and development of key accounts throughout the various markets that Blackmer serves. Harris joined Blackmer in…

  • Akzo Nobel names Rees general man: Jim Rees

    || Akzo Nobel has appointed Jim Rees to succeed Rinus Rooseboom as general manager of business unit (BU) car refinishes. Rees previously served as general manager of sub-business unit (SBU) car refinishes Americas. AB Ghosh, currently SBU manager mar…

  • Sartomer names: Luigi Colantuoni

    || Sartomer Company has named Luigi Colantuoni president, replacing Nicholas Trainer, who retired after 37 years with the company. Col-antuoni will report to Hugues Woestelandt, chief executive officer of Total Specialty Chemicals Branch, Sartomer&rsquo…

  • Micro powders appoints: Mary Seffrood

    || Micro powders appoints regional sales manager Micro Powders, Inc. (MPI) has appointed Mary Seffrood as their new Chicago-based regional sales manager. Seffrood was recruited by MPI for technical sales responsibilities through the Midwest and East C…

  • Netzsch names Stevens: Gregory S. Stevens

    || Netzsch names Stevens Northeast regional manager Netzsch Fine Particle Technology has named Gregory S. Stevens Northeast regional manager. He will manage all aspects of Netzsch customer relationships in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts,…

  • Valspar Names new senior: Anthony L. Blaine

    || Valspar Names new senior VP human resources The Valspar Corp. has appointed Anthony L. Blaine senior vice president, human resources. He replaces Gary E. Gardner, who is retiring after more than 27 years of service to Valspar. Prior to this appoin…

  • SI group names RobertsChristopher Roberts

    || SI group names Roberts VP GLobal Supply Chain SI Group has appointed Christopher Roberts vice president, global supply chain. In his new position, Roberts will be responsible for all of the sourcing and logistics of the global company.…

  • Tronox names Klvac : David J. Klvac

    || Tronox names Klvac VP and controller Tronox Inc. has named David J. Klvac vice president and controller. He has nearly a decade of experience in financial reporting and accounting, with increasing levels of responsibility.…

  • Holliday pigments names new sales and marketing manager: Martin Elliot

    || Holliday pigments names new sales and marketing manager Holliday Pigments has hired Martin Elliott as regional sales and marketing manager, covering the Middle East, Indian sub-continent and Latin America. Elliott has more than 30 years experience i…

  • PPG names Kenny general manager:Patrick Kenny

    || PPG Industries has named Patrick J. Kenny to the newly created position of general manager, corporate marketing and construction markets. Kenny has been manager of PPG’s construction market team since 2003, and now assumes the additional respon…

  • Jotun Powder coatings names new divisional R&D Manager

    || Jotun Powder Coatings has appointed Kjell Vidar Bergene divisional R&D manager. He will succeed Martyn Wilmott. Bergene brings 30 years experience in the powder coatings industry to his new position. Most recently, he was regional lab manager, Eu…

  • PM International Elects

    || RPM International’s board of directors has elected Ronald A. Rice executive vice president and chief operating officer; P. Kelly Tompkins executive vice president and chief administrative officer; Paul G. Hoogenboom senior vic…