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  • K-C Professional names new VP for North America

    Kimberly-Clark Professional has named Tim Feeheley as its new vice president for Kimberly-Clark Professional North America. Feeheley succeeds Richard Thorne, who recently was named to lead Kimberly-Clark Professional's Asia-Pacific Region. Feehe…
    Tim Wright 12.03.13

  • Wipes

    Willis to Nonwovens By Design

    Jeff Willis has formed a new venture called Nonwovens By Design. The new company will specialize in product design for consumer, medical, wipes and hygiene markets as well as provide sales supports for select clients. Willis was previously with Texel…
    Tim Wright 12.02.13

  • Archroma names Stephan Sielaff COO

    Archroma has named Stephan Sielaff as its COO. Based in Reinach, Switzerland, Sielaff will oversee the business' global production, manufacturing and integrated supply chain activities. He brings Archroma diverse and global materials and process…
    Tim Wright 12.02.13

  • Montalvo names sales manage for Germany

    The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, has named Dietmar Herzog as sales manager for Germany. Herzog’s primary responsibilities will include sales support in Germany, expansion of Montalvo’s…
    Tim Wright 12.02.13

  • Teruo Horino named sales manager for NDC Japan

    NDC Infrared Engineering has expanded its Japan operations through the appointment of Teruo Horino as sales manager, Japan for its web gauging and metals systems. Horino-san has experience in industrial measurement and control systems across a wide r…
    11.19.13

  • Paul Walsh named chairman of Ontex

    Ontex's board has nominated Paul Walsh as the new chairman of the company, who will take up the position from January 1, 2014. Current chairman Adrian Bellamy is set to retire. “I am very pleased Paul will be joining the board and succeedi…
    11.15.13

  • P&G announces organizational changes

    The Procter & Gamble Company announced that Dimitri Panayotopoulos, vice chairman and advisor to the chairman and CEO, will retire from the company, effective January 2, 2014, after 37 years of service. Panayotopoulos joined P&G in 1977. He…
    11.14.13

  • Education

    NDC names Terry Patterson VP global customer care

    NDC Infrared Engineering has appointed Terry Patterson vice president of global customer care for its sensors, systems and metals divisions. Patterson’s responsibilities involve managing NDC’s customer care division and for developing its…
    11.05.13

  • P&G Professional's Alan Tomblin elected to ISSA 2014 board

    Alan Tomblin, sales manager, North America, P&G Professional, was elected to the 2014 International Sanitary Suppliers Association (ISSA) board of directors. Tomblin will serve as vice president/president elect of the association's board when…
    11.05.13

  • Oerlikon appoints Brice Koch CEO

    Oerlikon has appointed Brice Koch as group CEO. He will assume the role during the first quarter of 2014. Koch has held a number of leadership roles over the last 20 years and is now a member of the ABB Group executive committee and head of the $8 bi…
    11.04.13

  • India

    Green Innovations expands board

    Green Innovations has appointed Philip Rundle, the company's current CEO, and Charles Andrews, to its board of directors. Rundle spent 16 years with Kimberly-Clark, a $21 billion international consumer goods and Fortune 500 company. In 1999, aft…
    11.04.13

  • GSE appoints Sorrentino as president and CEO

    GSE Holding, Inc., a global provider of geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, has named Charles Sorrentino, a current member of the board and interim president and CEO, has been appointed the co…
    11.04.13

  • Filtration

    Keiler names Barrillon executive director of industrial accounts

    Keiler, a full-service ad agency, has hired Jerome Barrillon, a seasoned specialist in industrial marketing, as executive director of industrial accounts, a new position at the 50-person shop. He will oversee strategic and marketing services for the…
    10.30.13

  • Secant Medical names Jeff Robertson as president

    Secant Medical, Inc. appointed Jeff Robertson president. Robertson has been with the company since August 2011, during which time he has managed the strategic oversight of business development, marketing, client accounts, and operations. He most rece…
    10.10.13

  • Glatfelter promotes Kent Matsumoto

    Glatfelter has promoted Kent Matsumoto to vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary, effective immediately. In this capacity, he will report directly to Dante Parrini, chairman and CEO. “During his seven-month tenure as the inte…
    10.09.13

  • Fibers

    Leigh Fibers names Turner COO

    Darrell Turner has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Leigh Fibers, Inc., succeeding Keith Taylor. Taylor, who has been with the company for 37 years, will continue to consult with Leigh Fibers and will transition to its board of…
    10.08.13

  • Lenzing CFO to step down

    As a result of the changed market environment, Lenzing's production operations as well as marketing and sales activities will be upgraded. In the future Lenzing’s management board will consist of four instead of three members. CEO Peter Unt…
    10.07.13

  • India

    IFCP elects Mark Messura as chairman

    Mark Messura has been elected chairman of the International Forum for Cotton Promotion (IFCP) for a second term at the Annual Business Meeting of the membership held in Cartagena de Indias on October 1, 2013. Messura is the senior vice president of g…
    10.02.13

  • Associations | North America

    Collins joins INDA

    Former RKW exec to serve as director of member relations.
    09.16.13

  • Turkey

    Bryan Gregory joins Double E as chief executive

    Double E Company, LLC, a global supplier of web handling accessories to the paper, film, and foil web converting, packaging, and printing industries, has appointed Bryan Gregory as the company’s new CEO. Gregory has a broad background in indus…
    09.05.13