People In The News

  • Propex Inc. has appointed interim president and CEO

    November 30, -0001
    The board of directors of Propex Inc. has appointed Woody McGee interim president and CEO of Propex. Mr. McGee is a seasoned executive consultant with Cer­berus Capital Management, L.P. and has extensive experience in executive management and the…


  • Fiberweb has announced cost cutting efforts

    November 30, -0001
    On the industrial side, Hans-Jrg Oberberg, president Europe industrial, will add Fiberweb's European filtration activities to his existing responsibilities.


  • Freudenberg Board Loses Member

    November 30, -0001
    Effective June 30, 2008, Albert Pürzer will leave the management board of the Freudenberg Group and will cease to be general partner of Freudenberg & Co. KG. The board of partners has agreed with Dr. Pürzer's wishes to be released from…


  • KAPCO (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) welcomes two new employees

    November 30, -0001
    KAPCO (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) welcomes two new employees. The first is John Fielding, technical services manager, who has worked in a quality setting for more than 30 years for manufacturers in the adhesives, rubber, plastics, automotive, aerosp…


  • Vice president global customer care

    November 30, -0001
    NDC has appointed Mario Lopez to the position of vice president global customer care. Mr. Lopez will be responsible for leading the customer care organization in North America, Europe and Asia and directing his efforts to establishing a strong partne…


  • S&S Specialty Systems has announced two additions

    November 30, -0001
    S&S Specialty Systems has announced two additions and a promotion in its engineering and product development areas. Being promoted to senior staff engineer is Joel St. Germain who has been with the S&S engineering staff for almost three years…


  • Erhardt + Leimer appointments

    November 30, -0001
    Recently several appointments have been made at Erhardt + Leimer. In the first, Dan Caruana rejoins Erhardt + Leimer as key account manager for converting industry sales in the U.S. He will also assume direct responsibilities in Illinois and Indiana.…


  • Vice president and general manager of Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens

    November 30, -0001
    Suominen Corporation has named Paul-Erik Toivo vice president and general manager of the Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens business area and member of the Corporate Executive Team. He joined the company in March. Mr. Toivo has been working for Metso Corpo…


  • Polymer Group has named CFO

    November 30, -0001
    Polymer Group has named Bob Kocourek CFO. Mr. Kocourek joined PGI in May 2006 as vice president, corporate finance and treasurer. For three years prior to joining the company, Mr. Kocourek had consulted with PGI, assisting on its Sarbanes-Oxley imple…


  • Fiberweb Biobarrier Names New Sales Manager

    November 30, -0001
    Roger Bergh has been named senior sales manager for the Biobarrier division of Fiberweb, Inc. Mr. Bergh, who has extensive sales, marketing and management experience, came to Fiberweb in 2005 to oversee the then newly-introduced Keeta line of nonwove…


  • EDANA

    November 30, -0001
    EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has appointed Pierre Conrath to the newly created position of sustainability and public affairs manager. Mr. Conrath, who joined the team in February, is helping to su…


  • Global Marketing and Brand Director

    November 30, -0001
    Hyosung Corporation has appointed Ria Stern global marketing and brand director. Ms. Stern, previously Hyosung's North American marketing director, will now assume responsibility for all markets and is supported by a global team including Stephanie L…


  • Director for European Operations

    November 30, -0001
    National Starch Personal Care, Sempach, Switzerland, has appointed David Evans business director for European operations. Mr. Evans will work closely with major customers to deliver polymer and starch technologies that directly support market trends…


  • Ahlstrom Bids Goodbye To Two Company Veterans

    November 30, -0001
    Several personnel changes have taken place at Ahlstrom Corporation. The company's president and CEO Jukka Moisio has announced that after serving the company for 17 years, he will resign from Ahlstrom's service in order to take on new challenges. Mr.…


  • Two scientists are joining the staff of Cherney Microbiological Services

    November 30, -0001
    Two scientists are joining the staff of Cherney Microbiological Services. The firm is one of the few contract laboratories specializing in microbiological testing and technical support for companies manufacturing dairy, paper, meat, vegetable, cosmet…