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  • Vice President and General Manager Nonwoven Fibers

    November 30, -0001
    Effective January 1, Robert Gregan has been appointed vice president and general manager nonwoven fibers, succeeding Dave Hoyland. He joins Lenzing from Kelheim Fibres GmbH, where he held the position of managing director. In his new function, Mr. Gr…


  • New position of Vice President/COO

    November 30, -0001
    As Performance Fibers continues its ag­gressive growth, it has named Alexander Carnevale to the new position of vice president/COO to manage business operations worldwide and Marc Sicre to lead the European business. The addition of the COO po…


  • New Director and CFO For Fiberweb

    November 30, -0001
    Fiberweb plc has named Daniel Abrams director and CFO. As of February 1, he has replaced Simon Bowles. Mr. Abrams was most recently CFO of Cambridge Display Technology Inc. until July 2006 and, prior to this role, was finance director of Xenova…


  • Barry-Wehmiller

    November 30, -0001
    David VanderMolen has joined the organizational empowerment team of Barry-Wehmiller as leader of organizational leadership development. For the past 10 years, Mr. VanderMolen worked for a leading lean manufacturer as its leadership and performance de…


  • Sun Chemical Appointed Rudi Lenz Its CEO and President

    November 30, -0001
    Sun Chemical appointed Rudi Lenz its CEO and president effective January,  2008. Koji Oe, president of Dainippon Ink and Chemicals of Japan, Sun Chemical’s parent company, made the announcement on behalf of the Sun Chemical board of direct…


  • Several Changes to BST Pro Mark's Sales Force

    November 30, -0001
    John Thome, general manager of BST Pro Mark has announced several changes to the company’s sales force. In the first, Webconvert Ltd. of Toronto has been appointed BST Pro Mark sales representative for the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Manitob…


  • New CFO and Vice President of Finance

    November 30, -0001
    Michelman, Cincinnati, OH, has strengthened its executive leadership team by hiring Alan Blake as the company’s new CFO and vice president, finance.  Mr. Blake will assume responsibility for all aspects of the finance and IT departments. I…


  • Maxcess International

    November 30, -0001
    Craig Cooper has joined Maxcess International to provide local expertise for Fife, Magpowr and Tidland products in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. Mr. Cooper has extensive experience in in…


  • New Chairman

    November 30, -0001
    Mönchengladbach, Germany-based A. + E.  Ungricht GmbH + Co KG has extended its executive board by appointing Hans Christoph Zeis­lmair chairman. Dr.  Zeislmair will be responsible for production with the aim of realigning the compa…


  • Dan-Webforming Int. A/S

    November 30, -0001
    Effective December 2007, Jens Erch became part of the team at Dan-Webforming Int. A/S. Mr. Erch will lead the company’s efforts as it increases the scope of its hammer mill and defibration sales and development activities. Mr Erch will work fro…


  • Board of Directors of Saueressig GmbH + Co. KG

    November 30, -0001
    Tomas Sterkenburgh has been ap­pointed to the board of directors of Saueressig GmbH + Co. KG, Vreden, Germany. He started his career at Saueressig in 1997 as a project manager for research and development. In 1998, Dr. Sterkenburgh first became h…


  • Alfred Watzl Retired

    November 30, -0001
    Alfred Watzl has retired from machinery and equipment supplier Fleis­sner where he was responsible for marketing and sales activities for the Egelbach, Germany-based company. During his nearly four decades with Fleissner, Mr. Watzl exerted a deci…


  • CEO of Fibertex Resigned

    November 30, -0001
    Michael Meulengracht has resigned as CEO of Fibertex effective December 31, 2007. In his absence, the day-to-day management of Fibertex will be handled by  Mikael Staal Axelsen, general manager, Jørgen Bech Madsen, general manager and Ole…


  • The Albis Group has a new director-business development

    November 30, -0001
    Henning Roettger has joined The Albis Group as director-business development effective Jan 1, 2008. “We are pleased to welcome someone of Mr. Roettger’s caliber into the family of Albis companies,” reported Gianni Boscolo, owner of…


  • The Board of Directors of Znojmo Resigned

    November 30, -0001
    Henry Gregson has resigned from the board of directors of Znojmo, Poland-based Pegas Nonwovens. Mr. Gregson served as a board member of Pegas Nonwovens from November 2006 through December 2007 and—as a representative of the previous majority sh…