• Perma-Tech Industrial Coatings: Tim Kenworthy

    || Perma-Tech Industrial Coatings: Tim Kenworthy has been promoted to vice president of sales for this Cleveland-OH-based company. In his new position, Mr. Kenworthy will be responsible for overseeing a sales force that recruits new contractors for its…

  • Valspar: Lori Walker

    || Valspar: Lori Walker has been named corporate vice president and controller for this Minneapolis-MN coatings company. Ms. Walker joined Valspar in 2000 as assistant controller and was appointed controller later that year. Prior to joining the compan…

  • BASF: Jean-Pierre Monteny

    || l BASF: Jean-Pierre Monteny, vice president, automotive refinish at BASF Coatings Ag and managing director of BASF Coatings S.A., Clermont/France, has been named to the board of executive directors at BASF Coatings AG.…

  • INEOS Acrylics: J. Jefferson Davis

    || l INEOS Acrylics: J. Jefferson Davis has been named president of INEOS Acrylics, Inc., the Cordova, TN-based supplier of methacrylates. Mr. Davis, who replaces Ross H. McMillan, had been senior vice president, INEOS Acrylics Ltd.…

  • Elementis Specialties: Ann Marie Vassallo

    || l Elementis Specialties: Ann Marie Vassallo and Howard B. Falkowitz are now customer service representatives for the coatings and additives group at Elementis Specialties.…

  • Silberline: Glenn Kleppinger

    || Silberline: Glenn Kleppinger has been promoted to senior vice president, global business development. Mr. Kleppinger, a 17-year veteran of the company, had most recently been vice president, global market development.…

  • Huber Engineered Materials

    || l Huber Engineered Materials: Thomas B. Lamb has been named president and sector CEO of Huber Engineered Materials (HEM), a division of J.M. Huber Corp. Mr. Lamb joins HEM from Lexmark International, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of printing…

  • Reichhold: Wolfgang Regele

    || l Reichhold: In an effort to create a global coatings management team, Reichhold has announced several personnel appointments. Wolfgang Regele will serve as vice president of global marketing and general manager Europe. Mr. Regele, who will manage th…

  • Gunther Tappeiner

    || Günther Tappeiner, vice president of global technology, will have responsibility for technical support and the graphics arts business. He has been with Reichhold for seven years and previously served as site leader for Reichhold’s Vienna f…

  • Hocutt Philips

    || Hocutt Phillips has been named vice president of global operations. Mr. Phillips will have responsibility for manufacturing and operations in North America, Latin America and Europe.…

  • Fritz Gartner: Reichold

    || Fritz Gartner was named vice president of global sales. Mr. Gartner, who joins Reichhold from HCI Chemicals, will have responsibility of the regional sales managers, sales and marketing managers for Brazil and Mexico and customer service managers.…

  • Steven Sterin: Reichhold

    || Steve Sterin, vice president of finance, will head the financial group for the business unit. Mr. Sterin was formerly the treasurer for Reichhold and has been with the company for four years.…

  • Ryoichi Hori of Dainippon Ink and Chemical: Richard Rodriguez

    || Ryoichi Hori of Dainippon Ink and Chemical, Reichhold’s parent company, will report to Richard Rodriguez, senior vice president, global coatings, serving as a senior advisor primarily focused on marketing and technology.…

  • X-Rite: Michael C. Ferrara

    || X-Rite: Michael C. Ferrara has been name president and COO of this Grandville, MI-based supplier of measurement devices. Rich Cook, current president and CEO, will serve as CEO. Mr. Ferrara had most recently served as CEO of Marine Optical Group.…

  • E.W. Kaufmann: Karl Davis

    || E.W. Kaufmann: Karl Davis has joined E.W. Kaufmann as a sales representative for the New England region in the U.S. He had been northeast industry manager with Van Waters & Rogers.…