• BASF names Delmoitiez group vice president: Jacques Delmoitez

    || Jacques Delmoitiez former head of automotive refinish/commercial transport coatings solutions for BASF Coatings, has been named group vice president and will head up the Brussels-based project to implement the “BASF 2015 Strategy–He…

  • DEGUSSA NAMES SENIOR: Ruediger Eberhard

    || DEGUSSA NAMES SENIOR VP AND GENERAL MANAGER, REGIONAL SALES MANAGER Degussa has named Ruediger Eberhard senior vice president and general manager for the company’s aerosil and silanes business unit in North America. In this position…

  • STAFF IN ASIA AND EUROPE: Michael Cook

    || STAFF IN ASIA AND EUROPE Fusion UV Systems, Inc. has named Michael Cook general manager for all UV curing operations and business activities in Europe. Prior to joining Fusion UV, Cook served first as group technical director and then as…

  • PUSHAW APPOINTED: Warren Pushaw

    || PUSHAW APPOINTED PRESIDENT MICRO POWDERS Warren Pushaw has been appointed president of Micro Powders, Inc. A chemist and 22-year veteran of Micro Powders, Pushaw has served in various positions, most recently as technical director, vice presid…

  • Akzo Nobel: Jim Rees

    || AKZO NOBEL NAMES REES GENERAL MANAGER NORTH AMERICAN CAR REFINISHES Akzo Nobel has named Jim Rees general manager of its North American car refinishes division. He succeeds Rob Molenaar who was recently promoted to global manager of the Akzo…

  • SARTOMER NAMES MONROE PLANT:Matt Monroe

    || SARTOMER NAMES MONROE PLANT MANAGER IN GRAND JUNCTION, CO Sartomer Company has named Matt Monroe plant manager at its Grand Junction, CO site. As plant manager, Monroe will be responsible for all operations, including production, packaging, sh…

  • CROMPTON NAMES MURREL VP: William Murrel

    || CROMPTON NAMES MURREL VP URETHANES BUSINESS, ODANIELL HEAD OF UNIFIED SPECIALTY CHEMICALS BUSINESSES William Murrel has been named vice president of Crompton’s urethanes business unit, responsible for managing the strategic business oper…

  • Nowak and Coletta take new posts at DuPont: Herbert M. Nowak

    || Herbert M. (Chip) Nowak has been named business director for DuPont Herberts Automotive Systems, based in Troy, MI. Nowak, who will oversee worldwide automotive coatings needs of two major OEM accounts, succeeds Anthony A. Coletta, who has tran…

  • VALSPAR MAKES

    || VALSPAR MAKES MANAGEMENT CHANGES Valspar Corp. has made a number of management changes including the appointment of William M. Mansfield to the position of executive vice president of COO, responsible for all business groups. Mansfield joined…

  • KEMIRA NAMES NEW: Tammi-Saarinen

    || KEMIRA NAMES NEW HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR Helena Tammi-Saarinen has been named senior vice president, human resources at Kemira, reporting to CEO Lasse Kurkilhati. Tammi-Saarinen had been HR director in Valio Oy.…

  • GRIFFITH ADDS: Ray A. Griffith

    || GRIFFITH ADDS PAINT DIVISION RESPONSIBILITIES AT ACE Ace Hardware has promoted Ray A. Griffith to executive vice president and COO, expanding his role to cover retail support, distribution, logistics and the Ace Paint division of the compa…

  • ECKART AMERICA L.P.

    || ECKART AMERICA L.P. NAMES AMEO PRESIDENT Eckart America L.P. has named Anthony J. Ameo Jr. president. He is responsible for overall operations of the company, including efforts graphic arts, coatings and plastics. Prior to joining Eckart,…

  • DATACOLOR HIRES: Kay Lam

    || DATACOLOR HIRES TWO IN HONG KONG Datacolor has added two people to its global marketing team. Kay Lam has been named marketing manager-Asia for Datacolor and its ColorVision subsidiary. Charles Lee has been named general manager of ColorVision…

  • CPS COLOR APPOINTS NEW: Stefan Schroer-Elpers

    || CPS COLOR APPOINTS NEW COO AND VP OF WORLDWIDE COLORANT OPERATIONS Stefan Schröer-Elpers has been appointed chief operations officer of CPS Colors’ worldwide colorant operations. In this position, Schröer-Elpers will also be ge…

  • SILBERLINE PROMOTES PASSON: Lisa Passon

    || SILBERLINE PROMOTES PASSON Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc. has promoted Lisa Passon from assistant marketing communications manager to marketing communications manager…