Golden Artist Colors: Howard S.
Thaller has been named commercial
coatings director for the Paintworks
division at Golden Artist Colors, Inc.
Mr. Thaller is responsible for helping
to develop long-range strategic direction
for researching and cultivating
new customers and markets, and for
sales and profitability of the
Prior to joining Golden, Mr. Thaller
spent 28 years at PPG Industries, Inc.,
holding positions in technology, technical
and market management, new
product development, marketing and
business management. Most recently,
he was director of marketing and market
manager of new technology for the
industrial coatings business unit of
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