• Engelhard: Christine A. Gehres

    || Engelhard: Christine A. Gehres has joined Engelhard as vice president, marketing, for appearance and performance technologies. She will be responsible for marketing and strategic growth initiatives for appearance and performance technologies so…

  • Solutia: Steven Zollman

    || Solutia, Inc.: Solutia, Inc. has announced the appointment of Steven Zollmann to the new position of global business director for coating resins and additives. Mr. Zollmann has more than 20 years of experience in the coatings industry. He will…

  • Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings: Jim Stevens

    || Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings: Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings has announced the promotions of three of its top executives. Jim Stevens has been named marketing development director–aerospace and military. Mr. Stevens, who has m…

  • ● BASF: Thomas Stewing,

    || ● BASF: Thomas Stewing, automotive refinish sales manager for Germany at Glasurit GmbH, a company of BASF Coatings AG, has taken over the sales central/eastern Europe unit within the metal coatings department at BASF Coatings. Franz-Josef…

  • Kapco: Kevin Soles

    || Kapco: Kapco (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) announced that Kevin Soles has joined the company as a sales representative. Mr. Soles is based in Erie, PA and will be responsible for new business development throughout the state, as well as account…

  • Shamrock Technologies: Joon Choo

    || Shamrock Technologies Inc.: This processor of micronized polytetrafluoroethylene and waxes recently appointed Joon Choo as vice president of marketing worldwide. Mr. Choo joined Shamrock Technologies in 1983 as a development chemist and has se…

  • Chemidex: Henning Schwinum

    || Chemidex: Chemidex has opened an office in Germany to extend its commitment to the European coatings industry. Leading the European organization will be Henning Schwinum who was hired as managing director. Mr. Schwinum, a native of Germany, was…

  • CEPE: Martin Kanert

    || CEPE: On June 6, the general assembly of CEPE elected or re-elected seven members of the executive board. Martin Kanert (VdMi, Germany) was elected for a three-year term. Michel Le Tallec (FIPEC, France) and Moira McMillan (BCF, UK) were electe…

  • PPG: Werner Baer

    || PPG: Werner Baer has joined PPG Industries as vice president, information technology, responsible for managing the company’s global information technology systems and strategies. Prior to this, he served as global director of information…

  • Degussa: Douglas M. Harless

    || Degussa: Degussa announced that Douglas M. Harless has been named senior vice president and general manager of the coatings and colorants business unit’s colorants business line. In this position, Mr. Harless has global responsibility for…

  • RALEY NAMED PRESIDENT :Gary Raley

    || Johnson Polymer: Gary Raley has been named president and chief operating officer of Johnson Polymer, succeeding Kees Verhaar, who has stepped down to pursue other opportunities. Prior to the promotion, Mr. Raley served as Johnson Wax Profession…

  • Rohm and Haas: Jakob Sigurdsson

    || Rohm and Haas: The company made three new appointments in its sales and marketing departments for the architectural and functional coatings business. Jakob Sigurdsson has been appointed European marketing director. Mr. Sigurdsson joined Rohm an…

  • Tnemec: Joe Davis

    || Tnemec: The company named Joe Davis to the position of director of technical services. In this new position, Mr. Davis will be responsible for managing Tnemec’s technical service representatives, and will ensure that the company’s i…

  • Pro Guard Coatings: David P. Chapman

    || Pro Guard Coatings: Pro Guard Coatings of Denver, PA has announced that David P. Chapman has joined the company as technical director. He will be responsible for directing the technical activities for existing and new product development for hi…

  • PPG INdustries: Michel A. Ludlow

    || PPG Industries: The company announced that Michael A. Ludlow, vice president, industrial coatings, has been appointed senior vice president, original equipment manufacturing (OEM) coatings. Automotive, industrial, packaging, European and light…