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  • Leadership change in Evonik superabsorbents business

    Leadership change in Evonik superabsorbents business

    Norbert Westerholt appointed head of business line.
    04.16.14

  • Pillar/ITW names new business unit leader

    Pillar Technologies, a manufacturer of advanced surface treatment and induction cap sealing systems, has appointed Rory Wolf as CEO and business unit manager. Wolf has more than 30 years' experience driving sales, marketing, manufacturing and op…
    04.16.14

  • Lenzing names Thomas Riegler CFO

    Lenzing names Thomas Riegler CFO

    The supervisory board of Lenzing AG appointed Thomas Riegler to serve as the company’s new CFO for a period of three years effective June 1, 2014. Born in Graz, Riegler studied business administration and has accumulated more than 20 years of…
    04.16.14

  • Branson Ultrasonics has a new president

    Emerson Industrial Automation, a business of Emerson, recently announced the appointment of Joseph Dillon as president of Branson Ultrasonics Corp. In his new role Dillon has responsibility for overseeing the worldwide operations of Branson, a provid…
    03.27.14

  • Composite | Fibers

    Technical Fibre Products makes executive appointments

    UK-based Technical Fibre Products Ltd., a manufacturer of advanced nonwoven materials, has made organizational changes at their U.S.-based operations—Technical Fibre Products Inc. and Electro Fiber Technologies LLC. At Technical Fibre Products…
    03.27.14

  • Viscose staple fiber maker Sateri names Tey Wei Lin as CEO

    The board of viscose staple fiber maker Sateri announced that as of March 18, 2014, Tey Wei Lin, an executive director and the acting CEO, will be appointed as the CEO of the company. Tey will remain a member of each of the Remuneration Committee, th…
    03.20.14

  • Xerium hires Wern-Lirn as president of Asia

    Xerium Technologies has named Wern-Lirn (Paul) Wang president of Asia. He will be based in Xerium's Asia headquarters office in Shanghai, China and will have full responsibility for the Asia region. Wang will be responsible for delivering Xerium-…
    03.20.14

  • Aki Saarinen resigns from Ahlstrom

    Aki Saarinen, executive vice president, strategic business development, has decided to resign from Ahlstrom to pursue other career opportunities. He will step down from the executive management team in February 2014 and continue in his current role u…
    03.20.14

  • Low & Bonar chief executive retires

    Steve Good, Low & Bonar’s chief executive, has informed the board of his intention to retire from full time executive roles. Good has been instrumental in the reshaping and repositioning of Low & Bonar, having been in a number of senior…
    03.20.14

  • K-C names president of customer development

    Kimberly-Clark North America (KCNA) has announced that Grant LaMontagne has been named president, customer development. In his new role, LaMontagne will lead all sales and customer development activities for Kimberly-Clark’s operations in North…
    03.20.14

  • K-C makes executive changes

    Kimberly-Clark has announced executive changes designed to enhance its focus on executing its global business plan and driving global expansion. Elane Stock, group president of Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP), has been elected group president of K…
    03.04.14

  • Construction

    EDANA appoints new regulatory affairs manager

    Marianne Rosborg joins the EDANA team.
    03.04.14

  • Duni names Kettil Wedin new HR director

    Kettil Wedin has been appointed new HR director at Duni. Wedin will apart from his overall HR responsibility also have the operational responsibility for HR in the Nordics and the head office in Malmö. Born in 1965, Wedin has a Master of Science…
    02.20.14

  • Tredegar announces board appointments

    Tredegar Corporation has increased the size of its board of directors from 10 to 12 and appointed three new independent directors: Kenneth Newsome, Gregory Pratt, and Carl Tack, III. All three along with incumbent board member, George Newbill, will b…
    02.20.14

  • Rich Stratz joins PCMC sales team

    Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), a supplier of high-performance converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens, package printing and envelope manufacturing industries, has added Rich Stratz to the printing, coating, laminating (PCL) sa…
    02.20.14

  • North America

    Kimberly-Clark names president of customer development

    Grant LaMontagne joins company from Clorox
    02.18.14

  • Strategic business development head of Ahlstrom resigns

    Aki Saarinen, executive vice president, strategic business development, has decided to resign from Ahlstrom to pursue other career opportunities. He will step down from the executive management team in February 2014 and continue in his current role u…
    02.13.14

  • Rodman J. Zilenziger, Founder, Rodman Media, Dies

    Rodman J. Zilenziger, the founder of Rodman Publishing Corporation (now, Rodman Media Corporation), died on Feb. 2, 2014. He was 85. In 1964, while serving as vice president of sales for Dorland Publishing, Mr. Zilenziger co-launched Detergent Age, w…
    02.07.14

  • Lenzing appoints new  board member

    Lenzing appoints new board member

    The supervisory board meeting of Lenzing AG held on January 31, 2014 appointed Robert van de Kerkhof to serve as a member of the management board for a period of three years as of May 1, 2014. In his capacity as chief commercial officer, van de Kerkh…
    02.07.14

  • Filtration | India

    Ahlstrom reorganizes executive management team

    Ahlstrom has made changes to its management structure while keeping its operating model with five business areas in tact. In the new set-up, the executive vice presidents of sales regions will report directly to the president and CEO and will be memb…
    02.05.14