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    ARMA: Reed B. Hitchcock

    ARMA: Reed B. Hitchcock has been named general manager of the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA). Mr. Hitchcock, who joined ARMA on July 7, has close to 10 years of operations and management experience. He was most recently with t…

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    JLM Marketing: William Boydston

    JLM Marketing: William Boydston has been named business manager for performance chemicals at this Tampa, FLbased distributor. Mr. Boydston will be responsible for managing the integration and expansion of a range of resin raw materials for the…

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    .B. Fuller: H.B. Fuller Company has

    H.B. Fuller: H.B. Fuller Company has named Stephen J. Large group vice president and general manager of the company’s Full-Valu/Specialty business group. Mr. Large will oversee the company’s fully-owned subsidiaries, Adalis and Spec…

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    Degussa: Michael J. Konci

    ● Degussa: Degussa Corp. has named Michael J. Konci business line director for initiators in the NAFTA region. The initiators business is part of Degussa’s catalysts and initiators business unit. As business line director, Mr. Konci…

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    HunterLab: Ken Wendt

    ● HunterLab: Ken Wendt of Versa- Systems has joined the HunterLab sales team. Mr. Wendt will represent HunterLab products and services in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, as well as sections of N…

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    Dexter Chemical: Juan Tobias

    Dexter Chemical: Dexter Chemical has appointed Juan Tobias Leon group leader for industrial products. Mr. Leon will lead the development of new formulations for its phosphate ester surfactants in architectural paint and industrial coatings form…

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    Southwall Technologies: N. Kevin Walker

    Southwall Technologies: Southwall Technologies, a Palo Alto, CA-based developer, manufacturer and marketer of thin-film coatings for the architectural, automotive glass and electronic display markets, has named N. Kevin Walker vice president of…

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    Muralo Paints: Chitra Jeurkar

    Muralo Paints: Chitra Jeurkar has been promoted from manager of the R&D group to vice president of R&D. Dr. Jeurkar joined the Bayonne, NJbased paint maker in 1984. Additionally, Peter Seaborg, formerly sales manager for Muralo’s…

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    Akzo Nobel: Chris Wall

    Akzo Nobel: Chris Wall has been named global marketing manager Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes. Formerly marketing manager for car refinishes Asia-Pacific, Mr. Wall replaces Barry Tomlinson, who has headed Akzo Nobel’s powder coatings business…

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    DuPont: Dieter Engel

    DuPont: Dieter Engel has been appointed global director, specialty coatings, DuPont Performance Coatings. Dr. Engel, who had been director of technology with DuPont Performance Coatings, succeeds Michael Gauss and will relocate from the U.S. t…

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    Ferro Corp: Thomas W. Gannon

    Ferro Corp.: Ferro Corp. has named Thomas W. Gannon corporate vice president and CEO…

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    Reichold: Carl Sullivan

    Reichhold: Carl Sullivan has joined the company as architectural technology manager for Reichhold’s global coating and performance resins business (GCPR). Mr. Sullivan, had most recently served at Bayer Corp. as global technical manager,…

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    Jamestown Powder Coatings: Kevin Biller

    Jamestown Powder Coatings: Kevin Biller, vice president-general manager, has recently accepted the responsibilities of “Joe Powder.” In this new role, he will provide information for the company’s “Ask Joe Powder” i…

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    PRA: Dip DAsgupta

    PRA: Dip Dasgupta, PRA’s long-time director of information, has retired from the Teddington, UK-based research association. Mr. Dasgupta, who was co-organizer of the conference held during the European Coatings Show, had been with PRA fo…

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    Solvay Solexis, Inc.: Michael Krauss

    Solvay Solexis, Inc.: Michael Krauss has been named market development specialist for fluoropolymer melts and coatings at this Thorofare, NJ-based fluoropolymer maker.…

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    Hunter Associates Laboratory: Danna

    Hunter Associates Laboratory: Danna Blankenship has joined the technical services team at this Reston, VA-based maker of color measurement systems.…

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    Powder Coatings Institute: Steve Houston

    ● Powder Coatings Institute (PCI): The association has installed Steve Houston, vice president of sales at DuPont Powder Coatings USA, Inc., as president of the 2003-2004 fiscal year. Mr. Houston was installed at PCI’s annual meetin…

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    Wacker Specialties: Christoph von Plotho

    Wacker Specialties: Christoph von Plotho has been named president of Wacker Specialties, succeeding Albert Baehny who left the company in late January. Dr. von Plotho had been vice president of the performance materials business unit at Wacker…

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    Precision IBC: Anothony P. Beard

    Precision IBC, Inc. This Fairhope, ALbased leasing and fleet management services company providing returnable, re-usable liquid and dry bulk packaging has announced the following executive appointments: Anthony P. Beard, former CFO and EVP, has…

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    DUPONT NAMES LAZZERI: David J. Lazzeri

    DuPont Coatings and Color Technologies: David J. Lazzeri has been named president, DuPont Powder Coatings, Americas, and will report to Jon Killingstad, global director, DuPont Powder Coatings. Mr. Lazzeri succeeds Steve Cox, who is now heading…