• KEYSTONE ANLINE NAMES NEW: Dennis Senackerib

    || KEYSTONE ANLINE NAMES NEW TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE Dennis Senackerib has joined Keystone Anline, a Chicago, IL-based supplier and producer of dyes, pigments and dispersions, as technical sales representative for the mid- Atlantic region.…

  • BYK-CHEMIE HIRES MANAGER FOR: Klaus Schulte

    || BYK-CHEMIE HIRES MANAGER FOR WOOD, FURNITURE COATINGS BYK-Chemie, Wesel, has hired Klaus Schulte as end-use manager covering additives for wood and furniture coatings. Schulte was most recently with Sachtleben Chemie, Duisburg…

  • D.H. LITTER HIRES LANGLEY: Vic Langley

    || D.H. LITTER HIRES LANGLEY AS NEW ACCOUNT MANAGER D.H. Litter Company, Inc. has hired Vic Langley as account manager for New England/upstate New York, with responsibility for sales and new account development. C…

  • Norton named marketing manager at Muralo: Shawn Norton

    || Bayonne, NJ-based Muralo Company has promoted Shawn Norton to marketing manager. She is the fourth generation of the Norton family to work at Muralo, which was acquired by her great grandfather more than 50 years ago. In her new position, N…

  • ANNOUNCED AT DUPONT

    || ANNOUNCED AT DUPONT DuPont has re-aligned its organizational structure to implement “customer- and market-focused growth and productivity actions” announced in December, 2003. John C. Hodgson, executive vice president, has been nam…

  • CHEMARK EXPANDS EXPERTISE

    || CHEMARK EXPANDS EXPERTISE WITH NEW STAFF MEMBERS The Chemark Consulting Group has broadened its consulting services to include manufacturing and operations and technology management with additional staff members. Nelson Auge, former vice presi…

  • CORRECTION: MAHR IS HEAD OF

    || CORRECTION: MAHR IS HEAD OF AUTOMOTIVE OEM AT BASF In the Nov. 2003 issue of Coatings World, a photo mistakenly identified Gerold Mahr as an employee of PPG. Mahr has succeeded Raineer Michael Blair as head of automotive OEM coatings at BASF.…

  • DOW EMULSION POLYMERS APPOINTS BABCOCK: Donna Babcock

    || DOW EMULSION POLYMERS APPOINTS BABCOCK, ORHON Dow Emulsion Polymers, which specializes in latex-based paper coatings technology, has named Donna Babcock marketing executive and Murat Orhon senior marketing manager for its North American Coated…

  • KOCH TO HEAD CIBA's LAW & ENVIRONMENT OPERATIONSs; :Koch

    || KOCH TO HEAD CIBA’S LAW & ENVIRONMENT OPERATIONS Ciba Specialty Chemicals has named Thomas Koch the head of law and environment as well as secretary of the board, effective March 1. Koch had been general counsel Europe and director,…

  • EFKA ADDITIVES NAMES: John Frijns

    || EFKA ADDITIVES NAMES FRIJNS MANAGING DIRECTOR Efka Additives has named John Frijns managing director. He takes over for Wolfgang Habel who has retired after leading the company for some 20 years. Frijns will continue his role as segment re…

  • KOIVULA NAMED PRESIDENT: Ulf Koivula

    || Tikkurila Coatings Oy. Ulf Koivula will become president of Tikkurila Coatings Oy, on Jan. 1, 2004. Mr. Koivula has held various managerial positions within the Tikkurila group since 1994. He was previously with Beckers Group and Sadolin.…

  • Valspar: Ehitsham Ashai

    || Valspar: Ehitsham Ashai has been named technical director of the Valspar Composites Group…

  • BASF: Bill Sparks

    || BASF: Bill Sparks has been named business manager for BASF’s functional polymers business serving the architectural coatings market in North America. Based in Charlotte, NC, Mr. Sparks joined BASF in 1997 as product manager. He was most…

  • Cardinal Industrial Finishes: pat Mathiesen

    || Cardinal Industrial Finishes: Pat Mathiesen has been tapped to serve as the new CFO. Mr. Mathiesen has been in related industries since 1988 with experience in retail, manufacturing and distribution. Most recently, he was a partner at Corbin &…

  • The Flood Co: Brian Schneider

    || The Flood Co.: This specialty coatings company has made two appointments aimed at increasing its international reach. Brian Schneider has joined the coatings company as international sales manager, responsible for implementing the division&rsqu…