• PPG APPOINTS HARRINGTON : Jane E. Harrington

    || PPG APPOINTS HARRINGTON MANAGER OF COLOR STYLING FOR AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS PPG Industries has named Jane E. Harrington manager of color styling for its automotive coatings business unit. In her new position, Harrington is responsible for creating…

  • Munzing/ultra additives: Nick DiGennaro

    || Munzing/ultra additives names new sales manager Munzing/Ultra Additives has hired Nick DiGennaro as northeast regional sales manager. DiGennaro will be responsible for the sales and marketing for all paint, coatings, adhesives, ink and buildi…

  • DSM Neoresins makes: Henk Van De

    || DSM Neoresins makes several appointments DSM NeoResins has announced a number of appointments, which have been made upon the retirement of Henk van de Wiel, commercial director DSM NeoResins. The business mangers will include Ad Erns…

  • Chemtura names Eisenstein:Andrew Eisenstein

    || Chemtura names Eisenstein global business director Chemtura Corp. has named Andrew Eisenstein global business director, polymerization additives and intermediates. Eisenstein was formerly business director and marketing manger for Chemtura’s…

  • New appointments: Juha Makinen

    || Juha Mäkinen has been appointed senior vice president of SBU pigments and managing director of Kemira Pigments Oy. Most recently, Mäkinen served as vice president, operations at Tikkurila Oy. Petri Boman, currently vice president, pr…

  • Tronox names birney to board, Wachnowsky VP pigments: David G. Birney

    || David G. Birney has been elected to the Tronox Inc. board of directors. Birney has 40 years experience in the chemical industry. He recently retired from his position as president and CEO of Solvay America, Inc. Tronox has also named Ste…

  • BŁhler announces: Erwin A. Frei

    || Bühler announces change in group management Erwin A. Frei has been appointed to the group management of Bühler AG. He has been placed in charge of the engineered products division and is the successor to Ulrich Baur, who will retire.…

  • Netzsch promotes: John M. Hill

    || Netzsch promotes hill to sales manager Netzsch Fine Particle Technology, LLC has promoted John M. Hill to sales manager, mid-Atlantic regions. He will manage all aspects of Netzsch customer relationships in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Dela…

  • Reichhold names Leydon: Edward R. Leydon

    || Reichhold names Leydon general counsel Reichhold, Inc. appointed Edward R. Leydon to the position of general counsel. In this position, Leydon will serve as Reichhold’s chief legal officer, strategically planning and directing all aspects of…

  • Vanderstappen Named Senior: Michelman

    || Vanderstappen Named Senior account manager at Michelman Michelman has hired Luc Vanderstappen as senior account manager. In his new position, Vanderstappen will be responsible for handling all accounts in Benelux and Scandinavia as well as select c…

  • Ross promotes Langhorn : Charles Ross

    || Ross promotes Langhorn to technical director Charles Ross and Son Co. has promoted Ken Langhorn to technical director. Langhorn joined the company in 1998 and has worked in several technical and product management positions. He is now responsible…

  • E.T. Horn hires: Robert Blackford

    || E.T. Horn hires new senior account manager Robert Blackford has joined The E.T. Horn Company as senior account manager within the coatings and building materials and advanced materials groups. In this new position, Blackford will expand the groups&…

  • Ameron makes appointments: William D. Horsfall

    || Ameron makes appointments to its board of directors Ameron International Corp. has appointed William D. Horsfall to the company’s board of directors. The appointment of Horsfall increases the number of directors on its board to seven.…

  • Plasticolors makes : Dave Dennison

    || Plasticolors makes several new appointments Plasticolors, Inc. recently hired two new employees and promoted another. Dave Dennison was appointed as the company’s first safety manager, Karen Eglinton was named regulatory affairs specialist a…

  • Lauke to head BASF performance: Herald Lauke

    || Harald Lauke has taken over responsibility for BASF’s performance polymers operating division. He succeeds Raimar Jahn, who has become head of BASF Coatings AG, Münster, Germany. Lauke who joined BASF in 1986 as a research chemist in the p…