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  • 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

  • Adult Incontinence | Fibers | Filtration | Wipes

    Poole Company hires nonwoven specialist Craig Winebarger

    Will focus on business development of nonwoven fibers segment.
    09.04.13

  • AMSilk appoints Lin Römer as managing director

    Lin Römer was appointed as additional managing director of AMSilk effective August 1, 2013. Römer is co-founder and shareholder of AMSilk. Previously, he had already been involved in developing the technology together with Prof. Thomas Sche…
    09.04.13

  • SCA group treasurer Carl-Axel Olsson to retire

    Carl-Axel Olsson, SCA’s group treasurer retired August 31, 2013. Johan Rydin has been appointed to his successor. Rydin has been employed by SCA Treasury since 1988. He started his new position on September 1, 2013.…
    09.03.13

  • Wipes

    Former K-C executive joins Green Innovations as VP of sales

    Green Innovations Ltd. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Green Hygienics, Inc., has appointed Jeff Thurgood as its vice president of sales. Thurgood has 27 years of varied consumer products sales and management experience. He has led Fortu…
    08.27.13

  • Barry-Wehmiller promotes Jeff Hanson to int'l finance VP

    Jeffrey Hanson has been promoted to vice president of international finance for Barry-Wehmiller. With 25 years of international trade and banking experience, Hanson will contribute his broad range of skills and expertise toward enhancing Barry-Wehmil…
    08.09.13

  • Donaldson appoints Andrew Cecere to board

    Donaldson Company, Inc. has appointed Andrew Cecere to its board of directors, effective September 27th. The addition of Cecere brings the Donaldson Board to 11 members. Cecere, 53, is vice chairman and CFO of Minneapolis, MN-based U.S. Bancorp, a p…
    08.07.13

  • Electronics | India

    Dow announces retirement of Bill Banholzer

    A.N. Sreeram named corporate vice president of research and development.
    08.05.13

  • EDANA board appoints additional officers

    EDANA, the international association representing nonwovens and related materials, has appointed Mikael Staal Axelsen of Fibertex Personal Care, and Jelle Westertep of PGI, as officers, effective from July 1, 2013. They join the chair, Patricia Feath…
    08.02.13

  • New HR manager of Thrace Group

    Paul Leigh, HR manager, Don & Low, has been appointed to the position of HR manager, Europe for Thrace Group. Leigh will report to the group CFO Dimitris Malamos. In addition to his new areas of responsibility, Leigh will continue to carry out hi…
    07.31.13

  • PurThread Technologies appoints CEO and board member

    High-performance fabric firm appoints healthcare industry leader Lisa Grimes as CEO and adds UPMC's Dr. Tom Inglesby to board of directors.
    07.30.13