TCI Powder Coatings (Ellaville, GA), a subsidiary of RPM International Inc., has named Thomas G. Whalen as director of marketing and segment strategy. He brings over 25 years of experience in the industrial coatings market to this new position with TCI. For the past two years, he was with PPG Industries as the global business director, consumer electronics, and performance glass coatings. Prior to that, he was vice-president of the liquid and mirror coatings units, and led two global businesses with Spraylat, which was acquired by PPG.