• Sartomer Appoints Senior Business Director

    Sartomer USA, LLC, has appointed Heather Rayle as senior business director. Rayle will be responsible for marketing, sales and finance. She reports directly to Douglas Sharp, Sartomer’s global president, and will assume the commercial responsib…

  • AkzoNobel Announces Management Changes

    AkzoNobel  announced that Graeme Armstrong will become managing director Surface Chemistry and country director for North America. Armstrong is currently executive committee member responsible for Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I).…

  • DuPont Announces Leadership Changes for Engineering and Investor Relations

    DuPont has named Karen A. Fletcher chief engineer and vice president of Engineering and Carl J. Lukach vice president of Investor Relations. Fletcher previously vice president of Investor Relations, has held a range of technical and business leaders…

  • PPG Names Stutelberg VP, Automotive OEM Coatings, Americas

    PPG Names Stutelberg VP, Automotive OEM Coatings, Americas

    PPG Industries has announced that James Stutelberg has joined the company as vice president, automotive OEM coatings, Americas, reporting to Cynthia A. Niekamp, PPG senior vice president, automotive OEM coatings. He is based at the Troy, Michigan, gl…

  • Oxford Advanced Surfaces Adds to Advisory Board

    Oxford Advanced Surfaces Group, a technology developer targeting a number of global markets including consumer and industrial displays, solar panels, eyewear and the electronics and adhesion markets, has announced a key addition to its Technical Advi…

  • CEPE Names New Technical Director

    CEPE, the European Council of Paint, Printing Ink and Artists’ Colours industry, announce that effective Feb. 20, 2103, Didier Leroy will become the new technical director. He succeeds Jacques Warnon, who will retire from CEPE. Before joining…

  • Trerotola Joins D.B. Becker

    The D.B. Becker Co., Inc. has hired, who will resume a role for business development with the company  focusing on the Lawter Chemical product lines, along with having account responsibility throughout the D.B. Becker Co., Inc.’s Eastern…

  • Reorganization of the Management Team at ALTANA AG

    ALTANA AG has made changes in the top positions of its four divisions. The presidents of the company's divisions, BYK, ECKART, ELANTAS and ACTEGA, will each take over responsibility for another division of ALTANA AG. With this rotation, ALTANA ai…

  • International Paint Names Management Team For U.S. Protective Coatings Centers

    Following the recent launch of International Paint branded Protective Coatings Centers throughout the U.S. and Canada, International Paint LLC has named the management team responsible for overseeing U.S. operations. Gary Ferguson has been named vice…

  • Alberdingk Boley Names New Technical Sales Manager

    Alberdingk Boley, Inc. has named Joe Koenig technical sales manager - Mid-South region reporting to Yasmin Sayed-Sweet, vice president sales and marketing.  Koenig has more than 15 years of experience in the coatings industry including roles in…

  • BASF names Whittleston VP for automotive refinish and industrial coatings business

    BASF has named Paul Whittleston as vice president for Automotive Refinish Coatings in North America. In his new role, Whittleston will be based in Southfield, Michigan.   Prior to this appointment, Whittleston served BASF as staff to the p…

  • CEO Ton Büchner returns to AkzoNobel

    The Supervisory Board of AkzoNobel has announced that CEO Ton Büchner will resume his duties on Friday, December 7, following a full recovery. "On behalf of the Supervisory Board and the Executive Committee we welcome Ton coming back to th…

  • PPG appoints Thiele treasurer, announces Giga to retire

    PPG appoints Thiele treasurer, announces Giga to retire

    PPG Industries has appointed Eric K. Thiele, PPG assistant treasurer and credit director, as treasurer and a company officer. He will report to David B. Navikas, PPG senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, and he will continue to…

  • Nova Paint Club elects new president at conference in Germany

    Nova Paint Club elects new president at conference in Germany

    The Nova Paint Club has elected Michael Dayan, CEO of Tambour, Israel's leading paint company, to be its new president, replacing Joao Serrenho of CIN Group. The Nova Paint Club, which has ten member companies operating in 80 countries, recently…

  • KeyBanc Capital Market names head of chemicals practice

    KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. recently announced the appointment of Mario Toukan as head of the chemicals practice.   Prior to assuming this role, Toukan spent 13 years as an M&A focused banker and served as KeyBanc Capital Markets’ adv…