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People September 1991 PIGMENT AND RESIN TECHNOLOGY 25 Graham North retires capacity wit h an original and often In his present position, M r Va n der Almos t all Graham's working life idiosyncratic approach to problems, Velden will be operating from the has been wit h Cray Valley although a very clear perception of what is Geldermalsen headquarters. he joined the company at Easton practicable and viable in marrying Street in 1943 at the age of 17 and technology to most things. His 'laid Industrial coatings M D at Hadfields worked initially in Ink Research and back' style belies a career whic h has Kalon Group plc has appointed Chris Development for four years. been developed the hard way from Melia as managing director of Had­ In 1947 Graham joined th e fledg­ the bottom and disguises a powerful fields Industrial Coatings. He took up ling Cray Valley at St Mary Cray, mind an d a wid e range of knowledge his appointment on 10th July. initially as a shift chemist then and interests , not least in th e fiel d of Chris joins Kalon Group after 28 becoming technical service manager natural history whic h is hi s principal years wit h International Paint, wher e hobby. in 1951 , technica l director in 1963, he worke d in many industrial coatings assistant managing director in 1969 sectors. For the past nine years he and managing director in 1974 . Tw o Technical appointment for bronze has been director and general years later he wa s appointed to the powders manufacturer manager of th e company's Industrial parent board of Coates Brothers. Wolstenholme Bronze Powders Ltd, Coatings Division with particular If that brief summary gives the probably a leading manufacturer of responsibility for industrial paints, structural resins and coil coatings. impression of a smooth progression bronze powders, has appointed Kris to the top of the tree it was not Naidoo as laboratory manager. always so. Graham resigned in Kris brings a wealt h of expertise in 1959 to take up a job wit h another the specialist printing inks sector to resin company at double his current the company. Prior to joining WBP, salary which would have enabled he worked in a technical role with him to buy a house. A t that time he Process Inks of St Helens, Mersey- and Jean, recently married, had to side. He has also worke d wit h Croda live in one room in Jean's parents Inks of Edinburgh and Croda Inks house. However, he wa s persuaded South Africa. to withdraw his resignation by the He has been involved in the offer of a compan y house and signed development of vehicle systems for his first and only service agreement, offse t printing with particular giving him an annual salary of £51 0 emphasis on label and carton inks plus a bonus up to the princely sum for food packaging. of £ 40 . A t WBP, Kris will be responsible Later, during the middle 60's, for the ongoing development of the Graham applied for Mr John's job! company's range of offset metallic inks. The result of this impertinence was a personal assessment by a career Sales manager Ameron PCD/ counsellor not a psychiatrist—an d a Europe secondment to th e Harvard Business School whr e Graham was the first Ameron Protective Coatings Divsion / person from the Coates Group to Europe, headquartered in Gelder- attend their 13 week Advanced malsen, Holland, specialises in coat­ Management Programme in 1966. ing systems for corrosion protection of steel and concrete in th e industry. Qualifications came th e hard way . The products, manufactured in His London University chemistry degree was obtained through an Geldermalsen are supplied by indivi ­ dual sales offices, agents and distri ­ evening study course at the Regent butors all over Europe, Africa and Polytechnic during the war years, the Middle East. whil e continuing full-time work at IJ. (Bram) Van der Velden has East Street. Later, a scholarship to bee n appointed sales manager th e Massachusetts Institute of Protective Coatings Division/Europe. Technology in Boston had to be foregone because the company woul d M r Van der Velden is responsible not release him on the grounds for sales activities in all countries (almost certainly correct) that he withi n Europe, Afric a and th e Middle woul d end up workin g in the United East. Va n der Velde n joine d Amero n in 1971 and was operating as a States. district sales manager from the Graham's contribution to Cray Benelux Sales office in Dordrecht, Valley, in particular 'the industry' in Holland, responsible for sales organi­ general has been immense — tech­ sation in the Benelux and Scan­ nically, commercially and manager- dinavia. ially. He is a man of great mental http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Pigment & Resin Technology Emerald Publishing

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Pigment & Resin Technology , Volume 20 (9): 1 – Sep 1, 1991

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September 1991 PIGMENT AND RESIN TECHNOLOGY 25 Graham North retires capacity wit h an original and often In his present position, M r Va n der Almos t all Graham's working life idiosyncratic approach to problems, Velden will be operating from the has been wit h Cray Valley although a very clear perception of what is Geldermalsen headquarters. he joined the company at Easton practicable and viable in marrying Street in 1943 at the age of 17 and technology to most things. His 'laid Industrial coatings M D at Hadfields worked initially in Ink Research and back' style belies a career whic h has Kalon Group plc has appointed Chris Development for four years. been developed the hard way from Melia as managing director of Had­ In 1947 Graham joined th e fledg­ the bottom and disguises a powerful fields Industrial Coatings. He took up ling Cray Valley at St Mary Cray, mind an d a wid e range of knowledge his appointment on 10th July. initially as a shift chemist then and interests , not least in th e fiel d of Chris joins Kalon Group after 28 becoming technical service manager natural history whic h is hi s principal years wit h International Paint, wher e hobby. in 1951 , technica l director in 1963, he worke d in many industrial coatings assistant managing director in 1969 sectors. For the past nine years he and managing director in 1974 . Tw o Technical appointment for bronze has been director and general years later he wa s appointed to the powders manufacturer manager of th e company's Industrial parent board of Coates Brothers. Wolstenholme Bronze Powders Ltd, Coatings Division with particular If that brief summary gives the probably a leading manufacturer of responsibility for industrial paints, structural resins and coil coatings. impression of a smooth progression bronze powders, has appointed Kris to the top of the tree it was not Naidoo as laboratory manager. always so. Graham resigned in Kris brings a wealt h of expertise in 1959 to take up a job wit h another the specialist printing inks sector to resin company at double his current the company. Prior to joining WBP, salary which would have enabled he worked in a technical role with him to buy a house. A t that time he Process Inks of St Helens, Mersey- and Jean, recently married, had to side. He has also worke d wit h Croda live in one room in Jean's parents Inks of Edinburgh and Croda Inks house. However, he wa s persuaded South Africa. to withdraw his resignation by the He has been involved in the offer of a compan y house and signed development of vehicle systems for his first and only service agreement, offse t printing with particular giving him an annual salary of £51 0 emphasis on label and carton inks plus a bonus up to the princely sum for food packaging. of £ 40 . A t WBP, Kris will be responsible Later, during the middle 60's, for the ongoing development of the Graham applied for Mr John's job! company's range of offset metallic inks. The result of this impertinence was a personal assessment by a career Sales manager Ameron PCD/ counsellor not a psychiatrist—an d a Europe secondment to th e Harvard Business School whr e Graham was the first Ameron Protective Coatings Divsion / person from the Coates Group to Europe, headquartered in Gelder- attend their 13 week Advanced malsen, Holland, specialises in coat­ Management Programme in 1966. ing systems for corrosion protection of steel and concrete in th e industry. Qualifications came th e hard way . The products, manufactured in His London University chemistry degree was obtained through an Geldermalsen are supplied by indivi ­ dual sales offices, agents and distri ­ evening study course at the Regent butors all over Europe, Africa and Polytechnic during the war years, the Middle East. whil e continuing full-time work at IJ. (Bram) Van der Velden has East Street. Later, a scholarship to bee n appointed sales manager th e Massachusetts Institute of Protective Coatings Division/Europe. Technology in Boston had to be foregone because the company woul d M r Van der Velden is responsible not release him on the grounds for sales activities in all countries (almost certainly correct) that he withi n Europe, Afric a and th e Middle woul d end up workin g in the United East. Va n der Velde n joine d Amero n in 1971 and was operating as a States. district sales manager from the Graham's contribution to Cray Benelux Sales office in Dordrecht, Valley, in particular 'the industry' in Holland, responsible for sales organi­ general has been immense — tech­ sation in the Benelux and Scan­ nically, commercially and manager- dinavia. ially. He is a man of great mental

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