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    Eastman: Richard A. Lorraine

    Eastman: Richard A. Lorraine has been named senior vice president and CFO, succeeding James P. Rogers, who has become executive vice president and president of the Eastman division.…

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    Pantheon Chemical Corp: David Palermo

    Pantheon Chemical Corp.: David Palermo has been named director of aerospace development. He had been military program manager at Akzo Nobel Aerospace Coatings.…

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    CPS Color: Stefan Schroer

    CPS Color: Stefan Schröer-Elpers has been named vice president of CPS Color’s worldwide customer support activities. Mr. Schröer-Elpers has held general management positions for a variety of German paint companies.…

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    Safinah: David E.J. Arnold

    Safinah: David E.J. Arnold has joined this UK-based paint and coatings consultancy. Dr. Arnold has worked for Akzo Nobel and Jotun…

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    Paints and Solvents: Brian Gagne

    Paints & Solvents: Two former Valspar employees, Brian Gagne and Marty Stinson, have joined the company. Mr. Gagne will be working on quality control, new product testing and product reviews. Mr. Stinson will serve as a customer service rep…

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    Kemira Oyjl: Lasse Kurkilahti

    Kemira Oyj: The board of directors of Kemira Oyj has named Lasse Kurkilahti chief executive officer. Mr. Kurkilahti is currently president and CEO of Elcoteq Oyj, the largest European company in electronics manufacturing services. He will begin…

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    Dow Emulsion Polymers: Donna Babcock

    Dow Emulsion Polymers: Donna Babcock has taken over as marketing executive and Murat Orhon has been named senior marketing manager for the company’s North American coated paper business. Ms. Babcock will lead the North American market te…

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    TNEMEC NAMES CORTELYOU: Peter F. Cortelyou

    Tnemec Company, Inc.: Peter F. Cortelyou has been named president and chief operating officer. Mr. Cortelyou originally joined Tnemec in 1975 as controller and office manager. Prior to being named president in 1986, he served as vice president,…

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    Rust-Oleum Industrial Brands: John Simons

    Rust-Oleum Industrial Brands: John Simons has been promoted to vice president of marketing. In this position, Mr. Simons will oversee the group’s, product development, advertising and marketing initiatives including promoting Sierra Perfo…

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    BASF: Michael Blair

    BASF: Raineer Michael Blair has been named group vice president, coatings in North America. His appointment was effective Nov. 1. Mr. Blair, who had been head of automotive OEM coatings unit for BASF Coatings in Münster, has relocated to…

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    PPG: Patrick J. Kenny

    PPG: Patrick J. Kenny has been named to the newly created position of business manager, construction team market at PPG. Mr. Kenny, who had been director of marketing, flat glass, since 1999, will be responsible for directing construction mark…

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    Akzo Nobel: Paul L. Matson

    Akzo Nobel: Akzo Nobel has appointed Paul L. Matson as senior vice president TNEMEC NAMES CORTELYOU PRESIDENT AND COO Cortelyou of Tnemec Laudenbach BASF Simons of Rust-Oleum Industrial Blair of BASF Kenny of PPG Dodd of Chemidexof hum…

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    Dupont: Nick C. Fansandkis

    DuPont: Nick C. Fanandkis has been named vice president and general manager of DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise (DCSE), succeeding Jeffrey A. Coe, who will serve as vice president- DuPont global sourcing and logistics, and chief procurement…

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    Eckart America: David B. Boone

    Eckart America: David B. Boone has been promoted to account manager. Mr. Boone will have new key account and territory sales responsibility, as well as management overview for several Eckart distributors. Prior to this appointment, he had been…

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    CheMarco: Michael Honea

    CheMarCo, Inc.: This Greenville, SC based organization has named Michael Honea as technical sales representative for portions of North and South Carolina and eastern Tennessee.…

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    Chemidex: jim Dodd

    Chemidex: This provider of electronic information retrieval services for the global chemical industry has announced changes to its management team. Jim Dodd has been named president and COO, and Matt Perry, a key early designer of the Chemidex…

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    Nordson: John Keane

    Nordson: John Keane has been named corporate vice president with responsibility for Nordson’s finishing systems business. Peter Lambert has been named vice president, packaging and product assembly operations. Mark Gacka has been named co…

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    ChemQuest: Robert A. Taylor

    ChemQuest: Robert A. Taylor, former president and general manager, chemical coatings division, Sherwin- Williams, will collaborate with ChemQuest. In addition, Shiv Singh, former marketing manager with DuPont Automotive Coatings (Australia and…

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    CALIFORNIA PAINTS NAMES: California Paints: David Romer

    California Paints: David Romer has been named district sales manager for the eastern-central U.S. market, and Lonnie Miller has been named district sales manager for the mid-central U.S. market. In addition, Margaret Duran has joined Californi…

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    Golden Artist Colors: Howard S.

    Golden Artist Colors: Howard S. Thaller has been named commercial coatings director for the Paintworks division at Golden Artist Colors, Inc. Mr. Thaller is responsible for helping to develop long-range strategic direction for researching and c…