People In The News

  • Clariant

    February 1, 2005
    Clariant has appointed John Clarke head of region for the pigments and additives division in North America. Mr. Clarke joined Clariant in 1984 in Ireland and has since gained experience with several of the company’s divisions. For the past four…


  • Liberty Fibers Corporation Named COO

    February 1, 2005
    Peter Grant has been named chief operating officer of Liberty Fibers Corporation pursuant to the rayon producer’s acquisition by equity firm Lewis Hollingsworth. Tim Cates, formerly of Mission Valley Textiles, has been named chief financial off…


  • Polymer Group Has Appointed Its CEO

    February 1, 2005
    Polymer Group Inc. has appointed James Schaeffer, its CEO, to the company’s board of directors. The appointment brings the board’s size to eight members. Mr. Schaeffer has been CEO of PGI since March 2003. During this time, the company ha…


  • Executive VP and CFO at Playtex

    February 1, 2005
    Playtex Products has named Kris Kelley executive vice president and chief financial officer. Glenn Forbes, former executive vice president and chief financial officer, has stepped down as a director of the company, has relinquished the CFO title and…


  • Chairman At Clorox

    February 1, 2005
    Clorox chief executive Gerald Johnston has taken on the additional post of chairman. Mr. Johnston succeeds Robert Matschullat, who will serve as presiding director of the company’s board. Clorox initially split the chairman and chief executive…


  • K-C Creates New Post, Names Edwin Garcia VP Corporate Diversity and Inclusion

    February 1, 2005
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation has appointed Edwin Garcia to the newly established role of vice president of corporate diversity and inclusion. Formerly the chief executive officer of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, Mr. Garcia will lead the develo…


  • K-C CFO Buthman to Retire, Maria Henry Named Successor

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    Henry becomes SVP and CFO on April 27


  • Ahlstrom appoints Sakari Ahdekivi as new CFO

    November 30, -0001
    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

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    Current CFO Seppo Parvi will leave Ahlstrom at the end of January 2014.


  • Dackeskog joins Duni

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    will lead consumer business area in new position.a


  • Industrial Textile Associates (ITA)

    November 30, -0001
    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.

    November 30, -0001
    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

    November 30, -0001
    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

    November 30, -0001
    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,…