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  • ROHM AND HAAS NAMES: Luis Fernandez

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  • MASCO MAKES: Gary Yezbick

    MASCO MAKES MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS Masco has promoted Gary Yezbick to director, operational and technological services. Formerly director, operational services, Yezbick joined Masco in 1998 and will assume oversight of Masco’s research…

  • TOYO COLOR APPOINTS GARLAND: Kevin D. Garland

    TOYO COLOR APPOINTS GARLAND KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER PIGMENTS Toyo Color America, LLC has appointed Kevin D. Garland key account manager for its pigments business. Garland brings with him an extensive background in automotive OEM coatings and…

  • REYELTS NAMED EXECUTIVE: Paul Reyelts

    REYELTS NAMED EXECUTIVE VP AND CFO OF VALSPAR Valspar Corp. has promoted Paul Reyelts to executive vice president and chief financial officer. Reyelts joined Valspar in 1982 as vice president and CFO and was named senior vice president in…

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    REICHHOLD APPOINTS TWO SENIOR EXECUTIVES, SALES DIRECTOR OF NORTH AMERICAN COATINGS Rodney Biddle has been promoted to senior vice president, global coatings and Bill Branson has been appointed senior vice president, operations and supply…

  • DAREX NAMES MERRITT: Ginger Merritt

    DAREX NAMES MERRITT MARKETING MANAGER CAN SEALANTS Ginger Merritt has joined Darex as marketing manger for its can sealants product line. In this position, she will be responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies incl…

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    SILBERLINE APPOINTS WHILDIN FORMULATION DEVELOPMENT MANAGER Silberline Manufacturing Company, Inc. has appointed Herbert H. Whildin as formulation development manager. Whildin is a 20- year veteran with Silberline, most recently holding…

  • Red Spot appoints VP sales, VP operations: David D. Vranesich

    David D. Vranesich has joined Red Spot Paint and Varnish Company as vice president of sales. He was previously sales director, Americas, of Ticona, a global supplier of engineering resins. Vranesich will work out of Red Spot’s regio…

  • AKZO NOBELíS VAN DER MEER: Hans Wijers

    AKZO NOBEL’S VAN DER MEER TO RETIRE FROM POST ON MAY 1 Following a career spanning 32 years with Akzo Nobel and having served on the board of management for a dozen years, Rudy van der Meer will retire on May 1. His coatings responsibilit…

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    ROLANDO APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND CEO RÖHM AMERICA John Rolando has been appointed president and CEO of Röhm America LLC, part of Degussa’s specialty polymers division. He succeeds Rodger Cram, who has left the company to pur…

  • BAYERíS ANGELOFF NAMED: Carl Angeloff

    BAYER’S ANGELOFF NAMED PRESIDENT OF SSPC BOARD Carl Angeloff, manager of market development for the maintenance and monomers coatings business for Bayer MaterialScience, LLC, recently was named president of the board of governors for…

  • TWO NEW DIRECTORS ELECTED: Rick J. Mills

    TWO NEW DIRECTORS ELECTED TO ROHM AND HAAS BOARD Rick J. Mills, vice president and group president–filtrations, Cummins, Inc., and George M. Whitesides, professor of chemistry, Harvard University, were elected to the Rohm and Haas board o…

  • ALTAIR NANOTECHNOLOGIES: Roy Graham

    ALTAIR NANOTECHNOLOGIES APPOINTS VP SALES AND MARKETING Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. has appointed Roy Graham senior vice president, sales and marketing. In this role, Graham will be responsible for sales, marketing, customer support, busines…

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