Nelson Augé will collaborate with CHEMARK, Southern Pines, N.C., to assist its clients with the development of comprehensive and coordinated manufacturing operations in coatings, adhesives and sealants-production disciplines. Most recently, Augé held positions as president and COO of Marcus Paint and vice president of Manufacturing and Operations for the Chemical Coatings Division of The Sherwin-Williams Co.
Steve Balmer, president and COO of I.C.T.C. Holdings Corp., parent company to HERO, Milan, Italy, has announced the hiring of Angelo Capi as managing director, Europe. Capi will be charged with overseeing the establishment of HERO in the European market with a local presence for the supply and service of point-of-sale colorant-dispensing equipment and paint mixers.
Electro Abrasives Corp., Buffalo, N.Y., has appointed Robert Christensen regional sales engineer. He brings to Electro Abrasives over 20 years of experience in the ceramics industry.
The company has also promoted Karen Vazquez to accounting team leader.
Masco also named Jai Shah to vice president, strategic planning. Shah will assist the company's group executives in the development of their platform strategic plans and coordinate their integration with the company's overall corporate strategic plan.
Hockmeyer Equipment Corp., Elizabeth City, N.C., has named three new equipment representatives:
Dainippon Ink & Chemicals (DIC), Sun Chemical Corp.'s ultimate parent, has elected Naoki Tsuji and Kazuo Kudo to the board of Sun Chemical Corp. In addition, Tsuji will become vice chairman of the board. Tsuji's current position is president, DIC Logistics, and Kudo's current position is general manager, Corporate Strategic Planning.
Wes Lucas has resigned from his position of president and CEO of Sun Chemical, but will remain as chairman of the board. DIC has appointed David Hill as CEO and president of Sun Chemical Corp., succeeding Lucas. Hill will also join the board of Sun Chemical Corp.
International Paint LLC, Houston, a division of Akzo Nobel, has recently hired Jason Weber to serve as its newest senior account executive for the Northeast United States. Weber was previously employed as a chemical industrial and marine coatings sales representative for The Sherwin Williams Co.