• ICI: Brendan O'Neill

    || ICI: The board of Imperial Chemical Industries PLC announced that Brendan O’Neill has resigned as a director and chief executive of ICI. He is succeeded by John McAdam, who currently is executive director of the company and chairman and…

  • Degussa: Dr. Luginsland

    || Degussa: Degussa announced that Hans-Detlef Luginsland has been named marketing manager, silica and silanes for rubber applications with the company’s advanced fillers and pigments business unit. In this new position, Dr. Luginsland will…

  • Masco: Alan Barry

    || Masco: Masco Corporation announced the appointment of Alan Barry as president and chief operating officer. Mr. Barry succeeds former president and chief operating officer Ray Kennedy, who passed away unexpectedly earlier this year.…

  • Lucite International: Scott Davidson

    || Lucite International: Following the sudden death of Scott Davidson, chairman and CEO of Lucite International, the company announced changes to the organization of the company. Geoffrey J. Arbuthnott, currently non-executive director of Lucite…

  • Rohm Haas: Bradley Bell

    || Rohm and Haas: The company announced that Bradley Bell, chief financial officer at Rohm and Haas, will resign at the end of May. Jacques Croisetiere, currently regional director for Europe, will replace Mr. Bell.…

  • PPG: David P. Morris

    || PPG: David P. Morris, global general manager of sales and marketing for the aerospace business unit of PPG Industries, was named vice president, aerospace. Mr. Morris joined PRC-DeSoto International, formerly Courtaulds Aerospace, in 1989, and…

  • DuPont: Trena Benson

    || DuPont: Trena Benson has been appointed custom coater business segment manager at DuPont Powder Coatings. The position was created to better service the powder coatings market segment. Ms. Benson had been customer sales support manager the past…

  • Tikkurila: Tapio Kaar

    || Tikkurila: Due to the upcoming retirement of Tapio Käär, president of Tikkurila Coatings Oy, the company has announced an organizational change. Ulf Koivula has been appointed executive vice president for Tikkurila Coatings Oy, and wi…

  • Valspar: Vonn Schopp

    || Valspar: Vonn Schopp has joined Valspar’s composites business as a R&D chemist. Mr. Schopp joins Valspar from Eastman Chemicals where he was quality control supervisor. Mark Gosselin has joined the composites group as technical sales…

  • Expancel: Mario Pisciotti

    || Expancel Inc.: Expancel Inc. announced that Mario Pisciotti has been named sales engineer responsible for the Latin American market. Mr. Pisciotti will manage the company’s sales of thermoplastic microspheres used in coatings and inks to…

  • Southwall Technologies: William Berry

    || Southwall Technologies, Inc.: This manufacturer of thin-film coatings for the automotive glass, electronic display and architectural markets announced three appointments to the company’s board of directors. William Berry, Bruce Jaffe and…

  • The Flood Company: George Fischer

    || The Flood Company: The Flood Company announced that George Fischer has joined the company as vice president and managing director for its international division. Mr. Fischer will be responsible for all of Flood’s international operations,…

  • Michelman: John Michelman

    || Michelman, Inc.: Michelman, Inc. announced several organizational changes. John Michelman will become chairman of the board and Steve Shifman will be the new president of Michelman, Inc. Dr. Michelman, who has been with the company for 38 year…

  • Reichold: Jose Luiz Calvo Filho

    || Reichhold: Reichhold announced the appointment of Jose Luiz Calvo Filho to lead the commercial activities for the composites business for Brazil and the other Mercosur countries, including Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. Mr. Calvo has spent mo…

  • Silberline: Steven R. Gingras

    || Silberline: Steven R. Gingras has been promoted to the position of vice president of operations. He has been with the company two years, most recently holding the position of director of marketing. The company also announced the promotion of Ro…