• Parker Hannifin Corp: Jerry Brown

    || Parker Hannifin Corp: The Filtration Group of Parker Hannifin Company announced two new division general managers. Jerry Brown has been appointed general manager of the hydraulic filter division, Metamora, OH. He has been with Parker since 198…

  • Reichold: Ashok Mendiratta

    || Reichhold: The company announced three key organizational changes. Ashok Mendiratta was named vice president of global technology and will be responsible for all of the company’s global technology functions. He comes to Reichhold from Pol…

  • NoFire Technologies:Rear Admiral William Retz

    || NoFire Technologies: This maker of high-performance, water-based fire retardant coatings and systems announced that Rear Admiral William Retz, USN (Ret.) has taken the position of director of military and maritime affairs and has resigned as CE…

  • SeaLife Corporation: Jim Roney

    || SeaLife Corporation: This maker of antifouling paints and coatings announced that Jim Roney has been appointed to the company’s advisory board. Mr. Roney, a marine biologist, has more than 24 years of experience in the field of marine eco…

  • SpecialChem: Francois Baudin

    || SpecialChem: The Paris, Francebased specialty chemical solutions provider appointed François Bauduin to the position of vice president in charge of the company’s adhesives and sealants division. He will be responsible for business…

  • Rohm And Haas: Gary S. Calabrese

    || Rohm and Haas: The board of directors elected Gary S. Calabrese vice president of the company and chief technology officer. Dr. Calabrese will work with the company’s executive council and business leaders to identify new areas of technol…

  • Sartomer: Bill Wittig

    || Sartomer: Sartomer Company announced that it has promoted Bill Wittig, former marketing manager of monomers and oligomers, to business manager of its specialty polymers group. In his new position, Mr. Wittig will oversee all business activities…

  • Troy Corp: Geoff Clay

    || Troy Corp.: Troy Corporation announced the appointment of three managers. Geoff Clay has been named manager of marketing services and will be responsible for sales and market analysis, writing and managing the preparation of external communicat…

  • Omnova Solutions: Sandra Klaasse

    || Omnova Solutions Inc.: Omnova Solutions announced the promotion of Sandra Klaasse to vice president, LEAN SixSigma for the corporation. In this role, she will lead implementation of of the LEAN SixSigma business approach. She has been with Omn…

  • PPG NAMES NEW VP: Dennis Kovalsky

    || ● PPG: Dennis Kovalsky, vice president, aerospace at PPG, has been named vice president of automotive coatings. He will replace Richard Zahren, who will retire March 1, after 33 years with PPG. Mr. Kovalsky has been with PPG since 1977.…

  • Eastman Chemical Company: James P. Rogers

    || Eastman Chemical Company: The company announced changes to its senior management ranks and the realignment of responsibilities within some of the organizations. James P. Rogers, senior vice president and chief financial officer for Eastman Che…

  • H.B. Fuller: Alfredo L. Rovira

    || H.B. Fuller: Alfredo L. Rovira was elected to the H.B. Fuller board of directors. His election expands the board to 11 members. Currently, Mr. Rovira serves as senior partner in the law firm Brons and Salas, located in Buenos Aires, Argentina,…

  • Degussa: Jeffrey Hinkle

    || Degussa: Degussa announced that Jeffrey Hinkle has been named technical and marketing director, new colorants and applications for the coatings and colorants business unit. He is responsible for the marketing and business development efforts a…

  • Dow: Michael Stavropoulos

    || Dow: The Dow Chemical Company announced that its board of directors has elected William Stavropoulos as president and chief executive officer, succeeding Michael Parker. Mr. Stavropoulos will continue his role as chairman of the board. He has…

  • Lord Corporation: Richard L. McNeel

    || ● Lord Corporation: The company named Richard L. McNeel, president and CEO. Mr. McNeel started his 33-year career in the chemical industry with Amoco Chemical and Amoco Corp., where he held a variety of positions. Most recently, he was gr…