ARKEMA INC. — The polymer producer in King of Prussia, Pa., named Anthony O'Donovan CEO and president, effective Nov. 1, succeeding Richard Rowe, who is retiring.
BALDWIN TECHNOLOGY CO. INC. — The manufacturer and supplier of process-automation equipment in St. Louis named Craig Black vice president of sales, Americas.
BARENTZ NORTH AMERICA — The distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals in Avon, Ohio, named Tom Keating vice president of principal management plastics.
BERRY GLOBAL GROUP INC. — Tom Salmon, chairman and CEO of the plastics packaging maker in Evansville, Ind., was appointed an officer of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste.
BROWN MACHINE GROUP — The thermoforming equipment maker in Beaverton, Mich., named Brian Golden sales director Americas for GN Thermoforming Equipment, based in Nova Scotia.
CHASE PLASTICS SERVICES INC. — The distributor of specialty and engineering thermoplastics in Clarkston, Mich., named Kevin Chase CEO and Adam Paulson president, effective January 2022.
CHEMSPEC CANADA INC. — The distributor of specialty chemical additives and polymers in Ottawa, named David Jackson managing director.
COSMO FILMS LTD. — The biaxially oriented polypropylene film manufacturer in Delhi, India, named Pankaj Poddar group CEO.
COVESTRO AG — Karsten Danielmeier, head of growth businesses for coatings and adhesives for the producer of polymers and high-performance plastics in Leverkusen, Germany, has been named president of the German Chemical Society, effective Jan. 1.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC — The extrusion systems manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Gianzo Mastrangelo aftermarket regional manager for the Northeast U.S. and Canada.
EUROPLAZ TECHNOLOGIES LTD. — The medical device manufacturer in Southminster, England, named Rory O'Keeffe commercial director.
GILMAN BROS. CO. — The foam board manufacturer in Gilman, Conn., named John Gonzalez business development leader, based in Southern California.
GRIFF PAPER AND FILM INC. — The manufacturing supplier and servicer of specialty paper and films in Fallsington, Pa., named Abigail Ferguson production manager.
PLASTIC PIPE AND FITTINGS ASSOCIATION — The trade group in Glen Ellyn, Ill., named Beth Guinn, a business manager at Oxy Vinyls LP, to its board.
SPARTECH LLC — The manufacturer of packaging, rollstock materials, specialty products, and visual and structural sheet in Maryland Heights, Mo., named Kevin Wilson account manager for health care and specialty packaging.
SUMITOMO (SHI) DEMAG PLASTICS MACHINERY GMBH — The all-electric injection molding machinery maker in Schwaig, Germany, named Andrew Sargisson to marketing of machines manufactured in Germany. Bob Brady joins Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery North America Inc., coordinating sector activities directly relating to products developed by the company in Japan.
TECHMER PM LLC — The compounder in Clinton, Tenn., named Kara Noack business director of engineered compounds and 3D.
TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) INC. — The film extruder in North Kingstown, R.I., named Jim Nunn business manager for its Torayfan division.
TRINSEO SA — The global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber in Berwyn, Pa., named Francesca Reverberi senior vice president and chief sustainability officer.
VECOPLAN AG — The shredding and recycling equipment maker in Bad Marienberg, Germany, named Mitchell Hall head of aftersales and Paula Gates service department liaison.
Briefly... DRT HOLDINGS INC., a tooling and components supplier in Dayton, Ohio, named Robert Cohen CEO. ... FRX POLYMERS INC., a polymeric halogen-free flame retardant manufacturer in Chelmsford, Mass., named Mike Goode chief commercial officer. ... INDUSTRIAL SCIENTIFIC CORP., a gas detection and safety-as-a-service company in Pittsburgh, named Amanda Birkhead vice president of marketing. ... MICROBAN INTERNATIONAL LTD., an antimicrobial additives and odor control technologies firm in Huntersville, N.C., named Michael Ruby president and Graham Harvey senior director of business development for its global built-in business and Bart Kennedy senior director of business development for its global textiles team. ... UNIVERSAL COMPRESSED AIR LLC, a compressed air systems provider in Bethlehem, Pa., named Katherine Ricker controller.