• Personnel Changes at BASF

    Personnel Changes at BASF

    || The Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE has announced the following changes in the company’s leadership team: Ralph Schweens, currently Managing Director of BASF Mexicana S.A., will become President of the South America regional division b…

  • HMG Paints’ Managing Director Elected Vice President of the British Coatings Federation

    HMG Paints’ Managing Director Elected Vice President of the British Coatings Federation

    || HMG Paints Ltd. has announced that its managing drector, John Falder, was elected vice president of the British Coatings Federation’s (BCF). Falder, currently chairman of BCF’s Industrial Coatings Council and BCF Vehicle Refinish Group,…

  • Adhesive and Sealant Council Names Senior Technical Manager

    || The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has named Connie Howe senior manager, technical services to oversee its technically oriented programming including short courses, Training Academy, and Advanced Technology Link. Howe will also serve as staff lia…

  • Chemsultants International Hires Polymer Chemist

    || Chemsultants International has hired Brandon True as a polymer chemist.  In his position True will be responsible for analytical testing, product development, and problem solving projects.   He will report directly to Berry Decker, PhD…

  • Perstorp Names New President and CEO

    || Perstorp Holding AB, recently announced that Perstorp president and CEO Martin Lundin will be leaving his position. Jan Secher, most recently CEO of Ferrostaal AG, will succeed Lundin, who will remain involved in certain strategic projects of Perstor…

  • Sika Automotive Division Makes Personnel Appointment

    || Sika Automotive Division USA has appointed Brett Loomis director of sales automotive domestics group. Loomis will manage automotive sales groups for Ford, General Motors and Chrysler. Prior to joining Sika, Loomis was employed for fifteen years with…

  • Sartomer Appoints Account Manager

    || Sartomer USA LLC has appointed Agustin Xoconostle as an account manager. Xoconostle is responsible for sales in the southern United States (Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia) as well as Latin America and Puerto Rico. He…

  • RPM Names New Director of Global Tax Planning

    || RPM International Inc. announced that Neil Jamieson has joined the company as Director, Global Tax Planning. In this role, he will work on projects ranging from corporate income tax planning to income tax compliance. Jamieson joins RPM after spending…

  • SCIGRIP Appoints European Key Account Manager

    || SCIGRIP, the global leader in adhesive solutions, has appointed Mark Rogan as European Key Account Manager. Mark will be responsible for SCIGRIP’s sales activity and customer account management in select regions of Europe and the pursuit of new…

  • Trust Chem Names New Sales Manager

    Trust Chem Names New Sales Manager

    || Dan Bolon  has joined Trust Chem USA as sales manager. He has twenty years of experience in the organic pigment and dispersion industry. Bolon started his career at Sun Chemical as a technical sales representative. He then joined the PMC Specia…

  • Micro Powders Makes Several Executive Appointments

    Micro Powders Makes Several Executive Appointments

    || Micro Powders has made several executive changes.  Gary Strauss has assumed the role of president and COO and Deena Strauss Kornblau has assumed the role of CEO and executive vice president.  Both individuals have held leadership positions…

  • Marten Booisma New Chief HR Officer AkzoNobel

    || AkzoNobel has appointed  Marten Booisma the company's new executive committee member responsible for human resources. He will officially take up the position of chief human resource officer on October 1st. Booisma has been Chief Human Resou…

  • Brandt Appointed New CEO of CPS Color

    || Kaj Brandt has been appointed the new CEO of CPS Color. He takes over from Henrik Lif and will start his new position on June 1st, 2013. Kaj Brandt has extensive experience in the paint and coatings industry. Most recently he served as general manag…

  • Arkema Coating Resins Names Business Director

    Arkema Coating Resins Names Business Director

    || Eric J. Kaiser has been named Americas Business Director for Arkema Coating Resins, a business unit of Arkema Inc. The announcement was made by Richard D. Jenkins, Global Group President for Arkema Coating Resins, and is effective immediately. As Bu…

  • RPM Appoints Craig S. Morford to Board of Directors; William A. Papenbrock Retiring in October

    || RPM International Inc. announced today that it has appointed Craig S. Morford to its board of directors in anticipation of the retirement of William A. Papenbrock. Papenbrock will retire at the company’s upcoming annual meeting on October 10, 2…