People In The News

  • Sivula to head HR at Suominen

    March 6, 2012
    Hannu Sivula has been named vice president, Human Resources and a member of the corporate executive team with global responsibility for leading and developing the corporate Human Resources function for Suominen. He has previously worked in human reso…


  • ACI makes appointments, promotions

    March 6, 2012
    Ernie Rosenberg, president and CEO of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI – formerly The Soap and Detergent Association) has announced the following promotions within the organization. Richard Sedlak, senior vice president, Technical and Inter…


  • Boullie named supply planning manager for Ahlstrom Windsor Locks

    March 6, 2012
    Ahlstrom Nonwovens has named John Boullie supply planning manager for its Windsor Locks, CT site.  In this role, Boullie will be responsible for streamlining and increasing overall efficiency for all supply planning and procurement operations fo…


  • SCA names head of Americas

    March 6, 2012
    Don Lewis has been named president of SCA’s Americas Business Unit. In this role he will be responsible for overseeing all of SCA’s businesses in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America and will serve as a member of th…


  • 3M names new CEO

    March 6, 2012
    3M has named Inge Thulin president and CEO, succeeding Sir George Buckley, chairman and CEO, who will retire June 1. Thulin will immediately become part of 3M’s board of directors and Buckley remains chairman of the board until the annual meeti…


  • Young to lead DAK

    March 1, 2012
    Jorge Young has been named president and CEO of DAK Americas following the retirement of Hector Camberos who will return to his home country to assume the leadership of DAK Americas’ Argentina PET business.


  • Korniczky joins Glatfelter

    March 1, 2012
    Glatfelter has appointed Michael Korniczky vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective immediately.“I am pleased to welcome Michael to our senior executive team and look forward to his contributions as we work to create value for the company and our shareholders,” says DanteParrini, chairman and CEO.


  • Sandler’s reports management change

    March 1, 2012
    Dieter Magiera, a member of Sandler’s management board, retired January 1 after more than 40 years of service at the company.


  • Miles to head finance at Fiberweb

    March 1, 2012
    Kate Miles will become group finance director of Fiberweb, following the resignations of CFO Daniel Abrams and the sale of Fiberweb’s hygiene business to Petropar.


  • Schopferer to lead Martin’s European Sales

    February 29, 2012
    Martin Automatic has added Bernd Schopferer to the staff of Martin Automatic Europe GmbH.


  • New president named at CIRFS

    February 29, 2012
    Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil, has been unanimously elected by the CIRFS members to take on the role of president.


  • Mahlo names new CEO

    February 29, 2012
    Rainier Mestermann has been named the next CEO of Mahlo, a manufacturer of modern textile machinery and quality control systems.


  • Marienfeld joins Propex

    February 29, 2012
    Propex has hired Mark Marienfeld to serve as transportation market specialist within its Geotextile Systems Division.


  • GDM gets new leadership

    February 29, 2012
    Alberto Perego, has added CEO of Sirius Machinery to his roles beginning in September 2011.


  • Providencia names new commercial director

    February 28, 2012
    Companhia Providência, a leader in the manufacture and sale of nonwovens in Brazil with a significant presence in the Americas and global operations, has announced its board of directors has elected Daniel Svirski its new commercial director.