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    KERR-MCGEE MAKES: Kerr-McGee

    KERR-MCGEE MAKES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES Kerr-McGee Shared Services LLC has named Deborah Schramm vice president of corporate communications, responsible for internal and external communications and community relations. Schramm has more than 2…

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    TRUSERVE PRESIDENT: Pamela Forbes Lieberman

    TRUSERVE PRESIDENT AND CEO RESIGNS TruServ Corp. has announced that Pamela Forbes Lieberman has resigned as president and chief executive officer at the request of the company’s board of directors. The board of directors has named board…

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    IFT NAMES CONTROLLER: Roxanne Gunter

    IFT NAMES CONTROLLER, PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANT AND QUALITY TECHNICIAN Imagineering Finishing Technologies (IFT), a metal finishing company, has appointed Roxanne Gunter controller. In her new position, Gunter will support and assist in the contin…

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    CEPE names new managing director

    Jan van der Meulen has been named the new managing director of CEPE. He will replace Jean Schoder, who is retiring. Van der Meulen has held several positions in coatings-related companies, including Acheson Colloid, Sigma Coatings, DSM an…

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    DEGUSSA NAMES EVANS DIRECTOR: Jonathan Evans

    Jonathan Evans has been appointed director of corporate communications for Degussa Corp. In his new position, Evans is responsible for communications, government relations, media relations and public relations. Evans comes to Degussa from…

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    FERRO NAMES KIRSCH: James F. Kirsch

    FERRO NAMES KIRSCH PRESIDENT AND CEO Ferro Corporation has named James F. Kirsch president and CEO of the company. Responsible for Ferro’s global operations, Kirsch has also been named a member of the newly formed office of the chairman.…

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    STEVENS NAMED VICE: Todd Stevens

    STEVENS NAMED VICE PRESIDENT OF OCCIDENTAL Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s board of directors has elected Todd Stevens to the position of vice president, acquisitions and corporate finance. Stevens joined Occidental in 1995, and has filled…

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    GRACE PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS: Michael S. Richardson

    GRACE PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS NAMES RICHARDSON QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER FOR DAREX Grace Performance Chemicals has named Michael S. Richardson worldwide quality assurance manager for its Darex business unit. Darex is a supplier of can and cl…

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    BOLTON ELECTED TO ACE: William Bolton

    BOLTON ELECTED TO ACE HARDWARE’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS William Bolton has been elected to the Ace Hardware Corp, board of directors as an outside director. Bolton has served the board since Oct. 2003 in a retail advisory capacity…

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    MARCANTONIO ELECTED TO H.B.: Richard L. Marcantonio

    MARCANTONIO ELECTED TO H.B. FULLER’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS Richard L. Marcantonio has been elected to H.B. Fuller’s board of directors. His election expands the board to nine members. Marcantonio is currently president and CEO of G&…

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    Ellis Paintís Sandra Berg appointed to CARB: Sandra Berg

    California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has appointed Sandra (Sandy) Berg, president and CEO of the Ellis Paint Company and member of the National Paint and Coatings Association’s (NPCA) board of directors, to the California Air Resour…

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    MARCHIO PROMOTED TO: Francois Marchio

    MARCHIO PROMOTED TO EMD VICE PRESIDENT Francois Marchio has been named vice president of the pigments division of EMD Chemicals, Inc. He will be responsible for the automotive, industrial and cosmetic pigment product lines. Marchio will…

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    DEGUSSA NAMES NEW MANAGING: Martin Welp

    DEGUSSA NAMES NEW MANAGING AND MARKETING DIRECTORS Martin Welp has joined Degussa’s coatings and colorants business unit as managing director of Degussa Colortrend B.V. In his new position, Welp will assume responsibility for the coloran…

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    CCP NAMES FISCHER NEW: Gary Fischer

    CCP NAMES FISCHER NEW SALES AND MARKETING DIRECTOR Gary Fischer has joined Cook Composites and Polymers (CCP) as director of sales and marketing for coatings resins. Fischer has more than 25-years experience in sales and business manageme…

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    ACE HARDWARE HIRES: Mike Zipser

    ACE HARDWARE HIRES ZIPSER, PROMOTES VENHUIZEN Ace Hardware Corp. has hired Mike Zipser as vice president, retail development and new business, and has promoted John Venhuizen to director of new business development. Both Zipser and Venhuizen w…

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    MICHELMAN HIRES MARKETING: David Butterfield

    MICHELMAN HIRES MARKETING REP, SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER David Butterfield will join Michelman’s performance coatings division as market manager, for perishables. Butterfield’s primary responsible will be to increase the market pe…

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    KALMIKOFF NAMED PRESIDENT AND: Alan I. Kalmikoff

    KALMIKOFF NAMED PRESIDENT AND CEO OF KEIM-ADDITEC SURFACE USA Alan I. Kalmikoff has been named president and CEO of Keim-Additec Surface USA, LLC. Kalmikoff has been involved in the coatings and graphic arts industries for 30 years and has h…

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    LANSCO COLOR ANNOUNCES: Frank Lavieri

    LANSCO COLOR ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES Frank Lavieri will join Lansco Colors as executive vice president and general manager. Lavieri has experience as a research leader, product safety manager and marketing manager at Hoechst/Clariant…

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    BIDDLE LEAVES CHEMARK: Rodney Biddle

    BIDDLE LEAVES CHEMARK TO REJOIN REICHHOLD Rodney Biddle has been named senior advisor for Reichhold’s North American coatings business. Biddle worked with Reichhold for more than 35 years in the company’s previous coatings, composit…

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    OLSON NAMED SENIOR VICE: Bruce Olson

    OLSON NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF ROCKWOOD SPECIALTIES GROUP Rockwood Specialties Group, Inc. has appointed Bruce Olson senior vice president. Olson will report directly to Seifi Ghasemi, Rockwood chairman and CEO. In his new position,…