• MERCK NOMINATES: Merck KGaa

    || MERCK NOMINATES ZYWOTTEK BOARD MEMBER Merck KGaA has nominated Walter W. Zywottek general partner and member of the executive board, effective Sept. 1. Zywottek will be responsible for strategy for the chemicals business.…

  • RPMíS TOMPKINS RECEIVES P. Kelly Tompkins

    || P. Kelly Tompkins, senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of RPM International was one of eight Cleveland State University alumni honored during the 15th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner. Tompkins, who received the…

  • PPGís LeBoeuf to retire, Bunch elected CEO: Raymond W. LeBoeuf

    || Raymond W. LeBoeuf, chairman and CEO of PPG Industries, will retire July 1 after nearly 25 years with the company, eight of which were spent as chairman and CEO. LeBoeuf joined PPG as treasurer in 1980. He became PPG’s controller i…

  • HED JOINS SUN CHEMICALíS: Jeff Hed

    || HED JOINS SUN CHEMICAL’S NORTH AMERICAN SALES TEAM Jeff Hed has joined Sun Chemical’s performance pigments North American sales team as an account manager on the West Coast. In this role, Hed will focus on servicing Sun Chemica…

  • REICHHOLD NAMES FREY: Doug Frey

    || REICHHOLD NAMES FREY EXECUTIVE VP GLOBAL COMPOSITES Reichhold has appointed Doug Frey executive vice president, global composites. In this new role, Frey will have global responsibility for the commercial operations of Reichhold’s co…

  • FUSION UV ADDS CHEMIST IN: Kazuo Ashikaga

    || FUSION UV ADDS CHEMIST IN JAPAN, U.S. SALES MANAGERS Kazuo Ashikaga has been appointed director, chemistry and process development, Fusion UV Japan. In addition, Fusion UV Systems has added two new regional sales managers to its North American…

  • BUCKMAN APPOINTS CARNCROSS: Charles Carncross

    || BUCKMAN APPOINTS CARNCROSS VP PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS Buckman Laboratories has appointed Charles Carncross vice president of its newly-formed performance chemicals division. Carncross has spent 20 years at Buckman Laboratories, most recently as…

  • COGNIS APPOINTS GLOBAL: Gerhard Bauer

    || COGNIS APPOINTS GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY MANAGERS Cognis has appointed Gerhard Bauer and Antoine Carroy global technology managers, polymers, coatings and inks (PCI) business. In his new role, Bauer will primarily be responsible for managing PCI in…

  • DAREX NAMES WILSON

    || DAREX NAMES WILSON DIRECTOR OF MARKETING Darex has appointed Robert Wilson director of marketing, responsible for developing and managing marketing strategies for the Darex organization worldwide.…

  • CDR PIGMENTS NAMES FOSTER: Craig Foster

    || CDR PIGMENTS NAMES FOSTER VP AND GENERAL MANAGER CDR Pigments and Dispersions has appointed Craig Foster vice president and general manager. In addition, Foster will assume the role of president of the company at the end of 2005, when current…

  • SHERWOOD JOINS ENVIROCARE: Norm Sherwood

    || SHERWOOD JOINS ENVIROCARE AS NATIONAL SALES MANAGER Norm Sherwood has been named national sales manager of EnviroCare Corp. EnviroCare, based in Wilmington, MA, is a manufacturer of professional and consumer mold-resistant coatings products an…

  • CAMPBELL ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF: Michael E. Campell

    || CAMPBELL ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL Michael E. Campbell, chairman, president and CEO of Arch Chemicals Inc., has been elected chairman of the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) board of directors. Campbell’s term…

  • MAROON NAMES MCKENNA: Michael F. McKenna

    || MAROON NAMES MCKENNA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Maroon Inc. has appointed Michael F. McKenna business development manager…

  • DOW NAMES MASON TECHNICAL: Jonathan Mason

    || DOW NAMES MASON TECHNICAL LEADER FOR PAPER COATINGS Dow Emulsion Polymers has named Jonathan Mason paper technical service and development (TS&D) leader in North America.…

  • RADTECH EUROPE: Philippe Goethals

    || RADTECH EUROPE ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT Philippe Goethals of Surface Specialties UCB, Belgium, has been elected president of RadTech Europe.…