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    Henkel Loctite Corp.: Richard W. Beck

    Henkel Loctite Corp.: Richard W. Beck has joined the company as market development manager, responsible for driving the growth of the company’s automotive adhesive and sealant business and managing the introduction of new products…

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    PPG: Lorene C. Boettcher

    PPG: Lorene C. Boettcher has joined PPG Industries as manager, global design and color marketing for its automotive coatings business unit, based in Troy, MI. In her new position, Ms. Boettcher oversees the company’s advanced color styli…

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    Degussa: Robert Poemer

    Degussa: Robert Poemer has been named vice president of architectural colorants for Degussa’s coating and colorants business unit. In his new position, Mr. Poemer is responsible for the strategic direction and overall profitability of the…

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    Sartomer: Bo Yang

    ● Sartomer: Bo Yang has been named general manager of China for Sartomer. Dr. Yang, who previously served as Sartomer’s technical manager, Asia-Pacific region, is now responsible for the company’s business activities in China,…

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    Sun Chemical: Wes Lucas

    Sun Chemical: Wes Lucas, president and CEO of Sun Chemical, has been elected chairman of the Sun Chemical Group of companies and joint ventures. As the new chairman of Sun Chemical Group BV, Mr. Lucas will continue to focus on increasing custo…

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    RPM: Frank C. Sullivan

    RPM: RPM’s board of directors has named Frank C. Sullivan chief executive officer of the company. He succeeds Thomas C. Sullivan, who retired after 31 years with the company. Under the succession plan, Frank Sullivan will retain his curre…

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    Rohm and Haas: Suzanne Rowland

    Rohm and Haas: The company has announced new leadership for several of its business units. Suzanne Rowland will succeed Nicholas Gutwein as global business director for adhesives and sealants. Mr. Gutwein will become president and CEO of anoth…

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    Tremco: Timothy F. McLaughlin

    Tremco Inc.: The Fire Protection Systems group of Tremco Inc. has named Timothy F. McLaughlin North American marketing manager. In his new position, Mr. McLaughlin will be responsible for the company’s fire protection products in North A…

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    Elementis Specialties:Christopher J. Sieto

    Elementis Specialties: The company has appointed Christopher J. Sieto market development manager. Mr. Sieto was previously a market development manager and market research analyst for Specialty Minerals, Inc., Bethlehem, PA. In his new role, M…

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    Solutia: Paul Field

    Solutia: In an effort to expand sales in Europe, Solutia has appointed Paul Field to the new position of sales manager for Gelva brand acrylic pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs). Mr. Field will be responsible for sales and business development…

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    DuPont: Paul F. Cronshaw

    DuPont: DuPont Titanium Technologies has made an organizational change designed to strengthen its position in the Ti02 market. Paul F. Cronshaw has assumed the role of regional business director, North America, with responsibility for leading…

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    LIquid Plastics: Agatha M. Fil

    Liquid Plastics: This Middletown, CT manufacturer of specialty coating membranes has hired Agatha M. Fil as its new marketing assistant. Ms. Fil’s responsibilities will center on customer relationship management and supporting the marketi…

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    Dorn Color: Lynn Lynch

    Dorn Color: This Cleveland, OHbased company has a number of new staff appointments. Lynn Lynch has returned to Dorn Color as director of information technology. Ms. Lynch will focus on identifying areas for process improvement, developing and…

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    Mississippi Lime: Greg Anderson

    ● Mississippi Lime: Greg Andersen has joined the company as marketing manager for specialty products. Mr. Andersen comes to Mississippi Lime Company from Solutia, where he has held a variety of sales, marketing and business development po…

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    Dyneon: Ian Rodricks

    Dyneon: Dyneon appointed Ian Rodricks to the position of marketing manager for its specialty additives business unit. In this position, Mr. Rodricks is responsible for the global business plan and marketing of Dynamar PPA and Dyneon PA product…

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    Akzo Nobel: David Cocuzzi

    Akzo Nobel: The company announced the election of David A. Cocuzzi, technology manager of Akzo Nobel Coil Coatings in North America, to the board of directors of the Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC) and his subsequent appointment as vice chair o…

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    Rohm and Haas: Angela Cackovich

    ● Rohm and Haas: The company has taken further steps to reinforce support for customers in Europe by announcing two new appointments in its marketing department for the architectural and functional coatings business. Angela Cackovich has…

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    BASF: Donald J. McGrath

    BASF: The company announced the appointment of Donald J. McGrath as vice president of corporate communications for North America. He will direct the company’s communications activities in North America, including advertising, marketing se…

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    Silberline Manufacturing: Lisa Passon

    Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc.: This supplier of effect pigments announced that Lisa Passon has been promoted to the position of assistant marketing communications manager. She has been at Silberline for two years, most recently holding the…

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    Degussa: Tom Bates

    Degussa: Degussa announced that Tom Bates has been named vice president and site manager of the company’s Mobile, AL production facility. Mr. Bates will be responsible for the management of all service issues at the Mobile facility. He ha…