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  • Lanxess Names Düttmann CFO

    March 1, 2011
    The supervisory board of Lanxess AG has revoked the contract of Matthias Zachert, member of the board of management and CFO, as of March 31, 2011. Mr. Zachert had requested the board to do so accordingly. He has been a member of the board since 2004.…


  • Cristante Appointed General Manager Maxcess Europe

    March 1, 2011
    Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, has promoted Francesco Cristante to general manager Maxcess Europe. In his new role, Mr. Cristante will oversee all aspects of the business to ensure a positi…


  • Soli Named GDM’s Sales and Marketing and Operations Director

    March 1, 2011
    Valerio Soli has been named sales & marketing and Operations Director of GDM S.p.A., reporting directly to the CEO, effective November 1, 2010.Mr. Soli has been with G.D SpA, a company of Coesia Group manufacturing making and packing lines for the to…


  • Boyd Elects Board Members

    March 1, 2011
    Boyd Technologies announced the election of Lisa Crossley and Cary Bullock to its Board of Managers. The board, which consists of five outside directors and two managing executives, is tasked with increasing shareholder value consistent with the comp…


  • Nyyssönen Joins Ahlstrom

    March 1, 2011
    Liisa Nyyssönen has been appointed vice president, corporate communications at Ahlstrom. Her responsibility area includes external and internal communications as well as investor relations. She reports to Paula Aarnio, executive vice president,…


  • Milk Joins Americhem As Director, Global Manufacturing

    February 1, 2011
    Jim Milk has been named Americhem’s director of global manufacturing. Mr. Milk has three decades of manufacturing experience including senior roles at Goodyear Tire and Rubber. Most recently, he served as vice president of global manufacturing for…


  • Barry-Wehmiller Names Patterson To Board of Directors

    February 1, 2011
    Tom Patterson has been appointed to Barry-Wehmiller’s board of directors, enhancing the strength and diversity of its membership as they apply a broad range of leadership and operating experience to continued growth."We are very pleased with Tom’…


  • Maxcess Announces Leadership Moves

    February 1, 2011
    Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry announced leadership changes.Dan Crofford, vice president of North America, Francesco Cristante, managing director of Europe, and Robert Liu, managing director…


  • Klaus Holz Named Trevira’s CEO

    February 1, 2011
    Uwe Wöhner is relinquishing his position as CEO of Trevira at the end of the year for personal reasons. Klaus Holz, the long-standing head of corporate human resources at the company, became CEO on January 1, 2011.Mr. Holz previously served in vario…


  • NDC Infrared Engineering Taps Shead As Marketing Manager

    February 1, 2011
    Ray Shead has joined NDC Infrared Engineering as marketing manager. Mr. Shead has been involved in the measurement and control business for more than 25 years within the web and paper industries.His previous roles have included product marketing dire…


  • SCA Restructures Corporate Senior Management Team

    February 1, 2011
    SCA has implemented three internal changes to its corporate senior management team. Christoph Michalski has been appointed president of the SCA global hygiene category. Mr. Michalski currently holds the position of president of SCA Asia-Pacific.Ulf S…


  • Adhesives Research Names Stolakis President

    January 1, 2011
    Adhesives Research, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films and laminates, has promoted George Stolakis to president. Mr. Stolakis has been with the company since 1994 and…


  • Zenith Cutter Co. Taps Phillips

    January 1, 2011
    Zenith Cutter Co. has added Wayne Phillips to its sales team. In his new capacity as sales representative, Mr. Phillips is responsible for the sales and service of Zenith Cutter’s converting and special applications customers east of the Missis…


  • Dow Corning Names Global Marketing Manager for Healthcare Business

    January 1, 2011
    Dow Corning has named James Stephenson global marketing manager for its healthcare business. Mr. Stephenson will be responsible for setting the overall strategic direction and overseeing the development and commercialization of new silicon-based tech…


  • Pozar Leads New Webex-REM Line

    January 1, 2011
    Frank Pozar has joined Webex, Inc. as vice president, REM Products following the firm’s acquisition of REM Manufacturing, a manufacturer of slitter/rewinders and web converting machinery since 1985.Mr. Pozar served REM as vice president/general man…