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Coatings Veteran to Lead Research Group

Friday, February 7, 2014

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An international group of coating makers has appointed an industry veteran as its new executive director.

Richard Scott has become the sixth executive director of the Coatings Research Group Inc. (CRGI), based in Cleveland, OH.

Scott succeeds Dr. Jackie Savoca, who retired after serving as CRGI's executive director since 2000. The change was effective Feb. 1.

Richard Scott
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Richard Scott has worked for multiple companies in the paint and coatings industry for more than 25 years.

Scott has more than 25 years of experience in the paint industry.

He has held multiple positions in R&D, quality, and sales for The Sherwin-Williams Co., Cook Paint, and BYK. Most recently, he was the North American Business Line Manager - Paint & Coatings for the Instruments Division of BYK Additives & Instruments.

Scott holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Baldwin-Wallace University and lives in the Cleveland area.

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Coatings Research Group, Inc., founded in 1956, is an international association of 32 paint manufacturers located across 12 countries dedicated to the sharing of current technical and business information. The group conducts technical and market-oriented research projects, and tests and certifies paint products under its Green Wise certification mark.


The Coatings Research Group tests and certifies paint products under its Green Wise certification mark.

CRGI operates an ISO 17025 Accredited R&D Laboratory and an exterior exposure facility.

“CRGI thanks Jackie Savoca for her years guiding and advancing CRGI’s reach,” shared Steve DeVoe, president of CRGI and CEO of Kelly-Moore Paints.

“And we are extremely pleased to have Rich on board, guiding the organization in its pursuit of excellence and as an international forum for sharing the best in technology advances and business practices.”  

Contact Scott at 216-447-9122 or email him.


Tagged categories: Coatings manufacturers; Coatings Research Group; Green chemistry; Kelly-Moore; Laboratory testing; Personnel

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