The Electrocoat Association has appointed Karen McGlothlin to the position of executive director. McGlothlin has 12 years of finishing industry experience and more than 17 years of professional business management experience. Formerly with Milbank Systems, Inc. and its parent company, J.H. Thornton Company, Inc., she has held positions in administrative management, sales and accounting, with experience in sales support, marketing and event planning for the promotion of company product lines. For more information, visit