PARSIPPANY, NJ, Oct. 1, 2018 (Press Release) -Sun Chemical has appointed Myron Petruch as its President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2019.
Petruch assumes leadership of Sun Chemical after serving as President of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments and General Manager of the Pigments Products Division since 2008. He succeeds Rudi Lenz who will transition to the new role of Vice Chairman of the Board at Sun Chemical. In this role, Lenz will advise the business on key strategies and issues as they arise.Read more
WESEL, Germany, Sept. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -Thorsten Kröller, currently Head of the Business Line Plastics Additives at the BYK Division, will assume the leadership of the ACTEGA Division as of March 1, 2019. He will succeed Dr. Roland Peter, who is going to retire. At the same time, Thorsten Kröller will join ALTANA’s Executive Management Team.Read more
WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 18, 2018 (Press Release) -After an exhaustive executive search, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) announced today that Ian Jefferies will become the organization’s next president and CEO on January 1, 2019. Known as a trusted voice on rail and transportation issues, Jefferies honed the skills and expertise necessary to steer the world’s leading rail policy and research organization during his tenure as AAR’s senior vice president of government affairs and as a senior policy advisor on Capitol Hill.Read more
MEMPHIS, TN, Aug. 8, 2018 (Press Release) -Buckman, a global company that specializes in innovative chemical and smart solutions for the pulp and paper, leather and water treatment and process chemical industries, today announced Larry Shutzberg will be joining its Board of Directors.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 7, 2018 (Press Release) -Mr. Sami Riekkola (M.Sc. (Eng)) has been appointed Business Line President, Automation as of September 1, 2018. He will be a member of Valmet's Executive Team and report to President and CEO Pasi Laine.Read more
HAYWARD, CA, May 21, 2018 (Press Release) -An expert engineer from AMETEK Surface Vision, a world leader in automated online surface inspection solutions, was presented by TAPPI (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry), with a prestigious technical award at its recent PaperCon event in Charlotte, NC.
Senior Hardware Engineer Leonard (Lenny) Fiore received the 2018 Process Control Division Technical Award, which is presented annually by TAPPI in recognition of outstanding contributions to paper industry science and technology.Read more
STAMFORD, CT , April 9, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Limited ("Tronox" or the "Company"), a global mining and inorganic chemicals company, today announced it has appointed Ginger M. Jones as a new Class A Director of the Company. She will serve as a member of the audit committee.Read more
SEARSPORT, ME, April 2, 2018 (Press Release) -GAC Chemical Corporation, referred to as “Maine’s Chemical Company™”, is pleased to announce that it has hired Craig Martin as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Craig is originally from Rumford, Maine and is a 1989 graduate from the University of Maine in Orono with a BS degree in Chemical Engineering. He has more than 30 years of experience in the pulp and paper and specialty chemical industries.Read more