Names In The News -- August 2004
Walter Bustynowicz has joined CVC Specialty Chemicals as U.S. Sales manager, with responsibility for sales-representative programs targeting core markets for epoxy raw materials. Bustynowicz was formerly Commercial manager for Huntsman Polyurethanes, and previously was Marketing manager and specialist at ICI Huntsman Polyurethanes. CVC Specialty Chemicals, based in Moorestown, NJ, is a supplier of specialty epoxy resins and monomers.
Linda J. Fisher, former deputy administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has joined DuPont Co. as vice president and chief sustainability officer, effective July 12. Fisher will assume responsibility for the company's sustainable-growth initiative, environmental and health programs, product-stewardship programs, and global regulatory affairs. DuPont Chairman and CEO Charles O. Holliday Jr. said Fisher's "breadth of experience and her proven performance in protecting the nation's environment and health make her an excellent choice to extend and enhance our commitment to growing our company sustainably." Fisher, an attorney, previously held a number of key positions with the EPA. She also has held senior positions in industry, including vice president of Government Affairs for Monsanto Co. and counsel with the Washington, D.C., office of the law firm Latham & Watkins.
Ted Gilbaugh has joined the technical staff of Keystone Aniline Corp. Gilbaugh has 16 years of experience in the ink and coatings industry, in color-formulation, blending and quality-control capacities. Keystone Aniline, Chicago, is a manufacturer of pigments, pigment dispersions and dyes.
Crompton Corp. has named William Murrell vice president of the company's Urethanes business, with responsibility for management of strategic business operations and global growth programs. He also will oversee the company's Oleochemicals business segment. Murrell joined Witco Corp. in 1999 as vice president-Americas for the company's Oleochemicals and Derivatives business group, and most recently was vice president of Olefins & Styrenics for Crompton Corp., following the 1999 merger of Crompton & Knowles and Witco Corp. He previously held various engineering, technical, operations and management positions with AlliedSignal Corp.
Jones-Blair Co. has named Jeff Powell general manager - Industrial Coatings Division. Powell was formerly Industrial Regional Sales manager for PPG Industries Inc. in Indiana.
Micro Powders Inc. has named Warren Pushaw president and chief operating officer. Pushaw was formerly the company's technical director, vice president and general manager, and has held a variety of positions since joining Micro Powders 22 years ago. The company also promoted James Honey to director of Operations, Karen Brophy to comptroller and Gary Strauss to vice president and general manager.
Sartomer Co. has promoted Thierry Razat to Business manager, Hydrocarbon Resins, with responsibility for all sales and marketing activities for the company's Norsolene hydrocarbon resins in North America and Latin America. Razat was formerly Agents/Distributors manager for North America and Latin America, and joined Sartomer in 1998. He was previously Sales and Marketing manager for Cray Valley's Photocure product line.
Lee Shargel has been promoted to the position of engineering manager for Reynolds Industries, Inc. Shargel brings 20 years of engineering management experience to the Fort Mill, SC, equipment manufacturing company.
Expancel Inc. has named Jonathan Slepsky and Chip Gill Sales engineers, with responsibility for sales of microspheres in the North American market. Expancel, based in Duluth, GA, is a producer of microspheres used in coatings, ink and other products. The company is a unit of Akzo Nobel.