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  • Ahlstrom appoints Sakari Ahdekivi as new CFO

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    Current CFO Seppo Parvi, also executive vice president, food and medical business area, will leave Ahlstrom at the end of January 2014.


  • Ahlstrom appoints Sakari Ahdekivi as new CFO

    November 30, -0001
    Current CFO Seppo Parvi will leave Ahlstrom at the end of January 2014.


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    Dierk Mohr will take over for Peter Hartwig as managing director of  J.H. Ziegler, the German nonwovens company. Mohr previously served as managing director of the Eckerle-Gruppe, a supplier to the automobile industry. Hartwig, who worked at Zie…


  • Dackeskog joins Duni

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    will lead consumer business area in new position.a


  • Industrial Textile Associates (ITA)

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    Industrial Textile Associates (ITA) has formed a partnership/alliance between ITA and Subhash Batra (of SKBA), a consultant and professor emeritus of North Carolina State University. Bill Smith, ITA’s principal and founder, said he is delighted…


  • Bostik Inc.: Nelson Schmidt, Inc.

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    Bostik Inc. has selected Nelson Schmidt, Inc. as its marketing agency after a competitive review. Nelson Schmidt will provide branding, advertising, public relations, direct mail, research and tradeshow support for Bostik’s Non-woven, Tape &…


  • Trevira GmbH: Hemant Sharma

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    Trevira GmbH has announced that Hemant Sharma ceased to be managing director effective in May. Hemant Sharma had taken up this position in September 2004. Trevira GmbH will now be headed by Elke Bäuerle as sole managing director. who joined Trev…


  • RKW SE: Werner Feistkorn

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    RKW SE has relieved Werner Feistkorn of his position as chairman and CEO of the executive management board of the company with immediate effect. Roland Roth, who has been a member of the executive management board of RKW for many years, takes over th…


  • Nonwoven Fibers: Wolfgang Plasser

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    Wolfgang Plasser has been appointed vice president Nonwoven Fibers by Lenzing Fibers. As former managing director of Lenzing Plastics, he will take over the nonwovens business unit by July 1. Robert Gregan, who had previously managed Nonwoven Fibers,…


  • KAPCO Converted Products: Nick Briggs and Jeff Per≠enic

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    Kent, Ohio-based KAPCO Converted Products has made two recent additions to its staff. First, the company welcomes Nick Briggs, senior account representative.  Mr. Briggs will be responsible for the eastern and southern regions of the U.S. He has…


  • Fiberweb: Steve Dryden

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    Fiberweb has named Steve Dryden a non-executive director of the company, effective June 1, 2009. Mr. Dryden has been the group finance director of DS Smith since April 2008. Prior to this, he was finance director of Filtrona and has also held senior…


  • EDANA:Patricia Featherstone

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    At its Annual General Meeting, EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has appointed Patricia Featherstone to the board of governors. As head of RKW’s Strategic Hygiene and Medical business unit and th…


  • Baker Adhesives: Jim Stirn

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    Baker Adhesives, a division of AMB En­terprises, LLC is has added Jim Stirn to its executive team as vice president of sales. Mr. Stirn’s 20-plus years in the water-based and hot melt industries is expected to help Baker Adhesives attain it…


  • Suominen Nonwovens: Jarmo Karjalainen

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    Suominen Nonwovens has named a new sales manager, Jarmo Karjalainen. Mr. Karjalainen joins Suominen from Kuitu Finland Oy, where he worked as sales and product development manager. He has ex­tensive experience with nonwovens due to his working hi…


  • New CFO For Ahlstrom

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    As announced earlier, Seppo Parvi will join Ahlstrom to take on the position of chief financial officer and a member of the corporate executive team. He started in May and will be based at Ahlstrom’s head office in Helsinki, Finland.…