Ferro Chairman Hector Ortino Dies at Age 63

CLEVELAND - Ferro Corporation regretfully announced that Hector R. Ortino, chairman and chief executive officer, passed away of natural causes. Mr. Ortino, 63, became chief executive officer effective January 1, 1999, and was named Ferro's chairman on April 23, 1999. He had served as president since January 1996 and was appointed chief operating officer in October 1996. He was a member of Ferro's board of directors since 1993.


A Beloved Michelman Employee Remembered

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Tom Herron, 57, a longtime and respected employee at Michelman, Inc., passed December 13, 2005, after a long struggle with cancer. He was most recently the international business manager at Michelman, with a focus on Central and South America.