• Kapco: Steve Davis

    l Kapco: This Kent, OH-based company has announced Steve Davis has joined the company as sales manager for the company’s engineered products division. Mr. Davis will be responsible for overseeing business development in key markets throughout t…

  • Degussa Corporation: Walter Magee

    l Degussa Corporation: Walter Magee has been named marketing manager for the Aerosil fumed silica product line at Degussa Corporation. Prior to the appointment, Mr. Magee served as the applications manager of fumed silica at Degussa. He has been wit…

  • Solutia: Franz-Anton

    Solutia: This global supplier of resins and additives to the coatings industry, has appointed Franz-Anton Bind as sales manager, Eastern Europe, for liquid coatings resins, powder coatings resins, technical resins and additives.…

  • Solutia: Bind

    Mr. Bind, who has held a variety of management positions in the German chemical industry, joined Solutia in March. He will be based at Mainz-Kastel, Germany, which is the resins and additives business unit’s European headquarters.…

  • Sun Chemical Corporation: Bob Schweitzer

    Sun Chemical Corporation: Bob Schweitzer has been promoted to the position of general manager, global business unit at Sun Chemical Corporation, Colors Group. In his new position, Mr. Schweitzer will be responsible for managing Sun’s coatings b…

  • Sika Industry: Barry Kutch

    l Sika Industry: Sika Industry has announced the appointment of Barry Kutch to vice president of…

  • RPM, Inc: Medina

    RPM, Inc.: This Medina, OH-based coatings company has elected Joseph P. Viviano, retired vice chairman and director of Hershey Foods Corporation, to its board of directors. Mr. Viviano will fill a vacancy in Class II of RPM’s board, expir…

  • Sherwin-Williams: Larry J. Pitorak

    Sherwin-Williams: Sherwin-Williams has announced that Larry J. Pitorak, chief financial officer, has left the company to pursue other business interests. Mr. Pitorak also held the titles of senior vice president, finance and treasurer. Sean P H…

  • The Paint Research Association: John Marshall

    The Paint Research Association: John Marshall, who was appointed to manage the association until a replacement for Chris Storey was found, will assume the role of managing director until further notice. Mr. Marshall has been company secretary a…

  • Elementis Specialties: Dewayne Wills

     Elementis Specialties: This Highstown, NJ-based company has appointed Dewayne Wills production engineer at the company’s Charleston, WV facility. Mr. Wills previously held production positions at the Great Lakes Chemical Corp. and John…

  • Dexter Chemical Company: Jose P. Rulz

    Dexter Chemical Company: Bronx, NYbased Dexter Chemical has appointed Jose P. Ruiz technical director with responsibility for development of new products and support of existing technologies. Prior to joining Dexter, Dr. Ruiz was a senior resea…

  • Degussa: Thomas Hermann

    Degussa: Werner Freitag will take over for Thomas Hermann as senior vice president of the resins business line. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Freitag headed the unit responsible for new business development. He was responsible for innovative c…

  • Rockwood Specialties: Michael Corcoran

    Rockwood Specialties: The pigments division has appointed Michael Corcoran vice president of sales for coatings and specialties. He will be responsible for overseeing all activities of the sales group and agents. Mr. Corcoran spent 17 years wit…

  • U.S. Coatings: James McCadden

    U.S. Coatings: James McCadden has been named vice president, sales at this St. Louis, MO-based coatings manufacturer. Mr. McCadden will be responsible for building the sales force and key national accounts.…

  • ICI Paints: John J. Haggerty

    l ICI Paints: John J. Haggerty has been named vice president and general counsel at ICI Paints North America. Mr. Haggerty will serve as a member of the board of directors and the North American executive team as he oversees the company’s legal…