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  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation

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    Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Dallas, has elected G. Craig Sullivan, former chairman and CEO of The Clorox Company, to its board of directors, effective Sept­ember 1. Mr. Sullivan retired as chairman of the The Clorox Company in December of 2003 af…


  • DuPont Announces Changes In Management

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    DuPont, Wilmington, DE, has announced changes in management responsibilities for its investor relations and strategic planning functions. Anne Gualtieri, vice president of DuPont Investor Relations and Corporate Plans, is appointed vice president of…


  • Brussels-based CIRFS Appoints President

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    Brussels-based CIRFS, the association representing the European man-made fibers industry, announced the appointment of Omer Sabanci as president. He succeeds Giancarlo Berti on the approval of the CIRFS general assembly. Mr. Sabanci is chairman of Du…


  • Polymer Group Inc. Appoints VP of Sales and Marketing

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    N. Charleston, SC-based Polymer Group Inc., has announced the appointment of Scott Tracey as vice president of sales and marketing. He was previously vice president of food service sales at Sweetheart Cup in Owings Mills, MD. Prior to that, Tracey he…


  • Keystone-Aniline Corporation Announces Addition to Staff

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    Keystone-Aniline Corporation, Chi­cago, has announce the addition of Ted Gilbaugh to its technical staff. Mr. Gilbaugh will be based at Keystone's pigment dispersion manufacturing facility in Inman, SC. His responsibilities include new product de…


  • Sales Manager

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    TNS Advanced Technologies, Spartan­­­burg, SC, has named David Hodges of Wellstone Mills sales manager. Mr. Hodges has 22 years experience with Greenwood Mills, The Krystal Company, TNS Mills and Wellstone Mills.  Additionally, three…


  • ExxonMobil Chemical Company Appoints a Global Sales Manager

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    ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Houston, appointed Irwin Levowitz as global sales manager for Polyethylene. Mr. Levowitz will bring his global business experience to the full range of low, linear, low- and high-density polyethylene polymers. Mr. Levo…


  • PCMC Names Replacement For Retiring Vice President

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    Green Bay-based Paper Converting Machine announced the retirement of Robert Clausen, vice president of finance and treasurer, after 32 years of service. Mr. Clausen became an officer of the company in 1984 upon his election as Treasurer and Controlle…


  • Michael Gallagher Plans To Retire from Playtex Products, Inc.

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    Playtex Products, Inc., Westport, CT, has announced that Michael Gallagher plans to retire from the company by the end of the year or when a successor is named. Mr. Gallagher has been chief executive officer and director of the company since 1995.…


  • Rayonier Has Elected A Senior VP

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    Rayonier, Jacksonville, FL, has elected W. Edwin Frazier III as senior vice president, administration and corporate secretary. He succeeds John O’Grady, senior vice president, who plans to retire July 1, 2005. Mr. Frazier will be responsible fo…


  • Albis Appoints A CEO

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    In other news, Albis, Roasio, Italy, has appointed Carlo Soave to the position of CEO of the Albis Group, effective January 1, 2005. Mr. Soave has spent 20 years with P&G and was most recently that company's vice president of purchasing. Before t…


  • Ahlstrom names new president, CEO

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    The Board of Directors of Ahlstrom Corporation, Helsinki, Finland, has appointed Jukka Moisio, President and CEO of Ahlstrom Corporation. Juha Rantanen, former president and CEO will join Outokumpu Group in October and will become CEO of Outokumpu as…


  • Jim DeVries Names VP of Nordson fiber systems

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    Jim DeVries, vice president of nonwovens and web coatings systems for Dawsonville, GA-based Nordson Corporation, has also been named vice president of Nordson fiber systems. In this added role, Mr. DeVries will have worldwide management responsibilit…


  • Foss Manufacturing

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    Foss Manufacturing, Hampton, NH, has appointed Konstantin Goranov as its director of fiber research. Dr. Goranov’s responsibilities will include directing the company’s research and development initiatives within Foss's fiber Unit and thr…


  • Rayonier

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    In other news, Rayonier announced that James Hance, vice chairman and director of Bank of America Corporation, has been named to its board of directors. Mr. Hance was Chief Financial Officer of Bank of America before stepping down earlier this year.…