People In The News

  • People in the News | Powder Coatings

    Spraylat: Timothy J. Niland

    Spraylat: The Spraylat Corporation announced the appointment of Timothy J. Niland as sales and marketing director for the powder business unit. He has more than 20 years experience in sales and marketing in the coatings industry, most recently…

  • Aerospace Coatings | People in the News

    Pexa Ltd.: Jim Rowbotham

    Pexa Ltd: This new aerospace materials distribution company has appointed Jim Rowbotham as managing director. Mr. Rowbotham was formerly the commercial director of Akzo Nobel Aerospace Coatings. He brings nearly 20 years of experience in paints…

  • People in the News

    Peacock Paints:K.A. Okpongkpong

    Peacock Paints Limited: Peacock Paints announced that K.A. Okpongkpong has been appointed general manager and CEO of the company. He has worked in the company’s laboratory in various capacities, holding such positions as research/developm…

  • People in the News

    LIquid Plastics Inc.: Eric Krantz

    Liquid Plastics Inc.: This manufacturer of specialty coating membranes has hired three new staff members. Eric Krantz has been hired as the company’s new quality control manager. He will oversee production in the company’s new Middl…

  • People in the News

    Elementis Specialties: Della Robinson-Adkins

    Elementis Specialties: The company announced the appointment of Della Robinson-Adkins to the position of senior customer service representative for coatings and inks at the company’s Hightstown, NJ headquarters facility. Previously, Ms. R…

  • People in the News

    3M: Moe Nozari

    3M: The company announced that organizational adjustments have been made affecting the management of several coatings related businesses. The construction and home improvement markets division has been moved to the consumer office business uni…

  • People in the News

    Hercules: Michelle Verovich

    Hercules Inc.: The Aqualon division of Hercules Incorporated has named Michelle Verovich industry representative for the U.S. paint industry. She will take over northeast sales responsibility from Jack Scanlon who recently became global supply…

  • People in the News

    Tremco: Deryl Kratzer

    Tremco, Inc.: Global roofing and sealant manufacturer Tremco announced that it has promoted Deryl Kratzer to president of its roofing and building maintenance division. Mr. Kratzer had been vice president and general manager of the roofing and…

  • Industrial Coatings  | People in the News

    PPG: Bradley M. Bridgham

    PPG: The industrial coatings division of PPG Industries announced three top-level promotions within the industrial finishes group. Bradley M. Bridgham was promoted to national sales director of industrial finishes. Previously the director of c…

  • People in the News

    Russell Stanley: David W. Delaney

    Russell-Stanley: Russell-Stanley announced that David W. Delaney has joined the company as manager, technical services. Mr. Delaney will provide additional support for product development and regulatory compliance activities at the drum-testing…

  • People in the News

    Cabot Corporation: Karen L. Tucci

    ● Cabot Corporation: The company announced the appointment of Karen L. Tucci to the position of senior sales representative for Cabot’s lines of special blacks and fumed metal oxide products. Her sales territory will include Ohio, M…

  • People in the News

    Elementis Specialties: Paul Connelie

    Elementis Specialties: The company announced the appointment of Paul Connelie to the position of production manager for its Jersey City, NJ plant…

  • People in the News

    PGPhillips & Associates: Rodney Biddle

    PGPhillips & Associates, Inc.: Rodney Biddle has been named vice-president strategic assessment for PGPhillips & Associates, Inc. a general management consulting firm serving the coatings, adhesives, sealants, inks and plastics industri…

  • People in the News

    Dupont: M. Yves Kirpach

    DuPont: Dupont Chemical Solutions Enterprise (DCSE) announced the appointment of M. Yves Kirpach as regional business leader for the DuPont surface protection business. Mr. Kirpach has an extensive background in international business roles fo…

  • People in the News

    H.B. Fuller: Patricia Jones

    H.B. Fuller: The company announced that Patricia Jones has joined the company as chief administrative officer. She will oversee legal, human resources, community affairs, public relations and other administrative functions. Ms. Jones will also…

  • People in the News

    Valspar: J.P. Tardif

    Valspar: J.P. Tardif has been promoted to business manager, Canada at Valspar Composites. He will be responsible for the commercial side of the composites business in Canada. Mr. Tardif has been in sales with the composites group for four year…

  • People in the News | Powder Coatings

    Spraylat: Mark Hanson

    Spraylat: Spraylat Corporation announced that Mark Hanson has been appointed to the Illinois/Iowa sales territory for the powder coatings business unit…

  • People in the News

    Lansco Colors: Jeanne Bernard

    Lansco Colors: Lansco Colors announced that Jeanne Bernard has joined the company as technical director. In this position, she will help Lansco Colors expand its technical knowledge and capabilities and will also play a key role working with c…

  • People in the News

    PORCELLATO NAMED CEO

    ICI Paints: The company announced that Larry Porcellato has been promoted to chief executive officer of the company’s North American operations, based in Cleveland, OH. He has also been named president of the ICI Paints North American boa…

  • People in the News | Pigments

    M-D Both Industries: Chris Ravenscroft

    MD-Both Industries: Chris Ravenscroft has been appointed president of MDBoth Industries, a North American provider of metallic inks, bronze and aluminum pigments and carbon black dispersions. In addition to overseeing MD-Both Industries, Mr. Ra…