Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc. has appointed Parfait Jean Marie Likibi chief technology officer, global technology. Prior to joining Silberline, Likibi held the position of high performance organic pigments technology director and products manager for Sun Chemical Color Division.
Anthony Reed recently joined Silberline as director of global automotive marketing. In his new position, Reed will be responsible for Silberline’s marketing and product development functions on a global basis for the automotive market. Prior to joining Silberline he spent considerable time as a sales representative for NL Industries, and most recently worked for BASF in the pearlescent pigment business.
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