PRA: Dip Dasgupta, PRA’s long-time
director of information, has retired
from the Teddington, UK-based
research association. Mr. Dasgupta,
who was co-organizer of the conference
held during the European
Coatings Show, had been with PRA
for 38 years. He was responsible for
the launch of PRA’s successful technical
conference series program more
than 10 years ago. Filling the position
of conference manager is David Sykes.
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