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NAMES IN THE NEWS
AkzoNobel announced the nomination of Ester Baiget and Hans van Bylen to the company’s supervisory board. The appointments will be put to shareholders for approval at the Annual General Meeting on April 22.
Chromaflo Technologies has named Jabu Banda Commercial Director, sub-Saharan Africa. Banda will be based out of Chromaflo’s Johannesburg, South Africa, location.
Clemens E. Blum has resigned from his role as a member of the board of directors and member of the Audit Committee of Bühler Holding AG.
X-Rite Incorporated and Pantone LLC appointed Chris Brooks to the role of President, X-Rite. Brooks will lead the company’s innovation strategy into digital color platforms, cloud services and connected hardware.
Admix Inc. has appointed Tim Dining as its new Chief Operating Officer.
PPG recently announced that Jenica Eisenbach has been appointed PPG Global Technical Service Manager, Packaging Coatings.
Mauricio Galvez has been promoted to Vice President of Business Development at Sea-Land Chemical Co. Galvez is responsible for leading the expansion of Sea-Land's supplier and customer network in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Latin America.
Manuel Gonzalez has joined MicroCare LLC as the Eastern Mexico Regional Sales Manager.
Koshiro Kudo has assumed the role of President & Representative Director of Asahi Kasei. The current President, Hideki Kobori, will become Chairman of Asahi Kasei.
Matt McGraw has joined Barentz as Operations Manager for the company’s CASE & Plastics Vertical.
Nordmann Czech Republic has selected Robert Nahapetjan to be the next Managing Director upon the retirement of Pavel Dlubal.
The Sherwin-Williams Co. announced that its board of directors has elected Heidi G. Petz to serve as President and Chief Operating Officer. The board also elected Justin T. Binns as President, The Americas Group, succeeding Petz, and Karl J. Jorgenrud as President, Performance Coatings Group, succeeding Binns.
Springer Industrial has hired Aris Rollins as a Coating Solutions Specialist and Rob Paige as a Technical Sales Representative.
Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. has promoted Jennifer S. Stroh, Ph.D., to Director of Sales and Marketing — Specialties Americas. Jeffery Glajch has accepted the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Orion, joining the company on April 18, 2022. Glajch will succeed Bob Hrivnak, who currently serves in the dual role of interim CFO and Chief Accounting Officer. Hrivnak will continue as Chief Accounting Officer. The company also promoted Carlos Hernandez to Marketing Manager for coatings and printing systems in the Americas.
Motion Industries Inc. promoted Jon Tart to Vice President of the company’s Southeast Group. Tart will report to Kevin Storer, Executive Vice President, Branch Operations.
Gema USA Inc., a Graco Inc. company, announced that Mike Thies celebrated 35 years of service with the company. Thies is the Director of Engineering and Sales for Gema.
KTA-Tator Inc. has announced the next phase of the company’s transition in executive leadership. Bill Worms has decided to step down as President and CEO effective July 1, 2022, passing executive responsibilities on to Dave McFayden as CEO, and Pete Ault as President. Worms will remain on staff in a consulting capacity until at least Sept. 30, 2022.
Katy Zukis has joined MFG Chemical as Business Development Manager. Zukis will work out of MFG Chemical’s sales office in Houston.