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  • Secant Medical names Jeff Robertson as president

    October 10, 2013
    Secant Medical, Inc. appointed Jeff Robertson president. Robertson has been with the company since August 2011, during which time he has managed the strategic oversight of business development, marketing, client accounts, and operations. He most rece…


  • Glatfelter promotes Kent Matsumoto

    October 9, 2013
    Glatfelter has promoted Kent Matsumoto to vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary, effective immediately. In this capacity, he will report directly to Dante Parrini, chairman and CEO. “During his seven-month tenure as the inte…


  • Leigh Fibers names Turner COO

    October 8, 2013
    Darrell Turner has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Leigh Fibers, Inc., succeeding Keith Taylor. Taylor, who has been with the company for 37 years, will continue to consult with Leigh Fibers and will transition to its board of…


  • Lenzing CFO to step down

    October 7, 2013
    As a result of the changed market environment, Lenzing's production operations as well as marketing and sales activities will be upgraded. In the future Lenzing’s management board will consist of four instead of three members. CEO Peter Unt…


  • IFCP elects Mark Messura as chairman

    October 2, 2013
    Mark Messura has been elected chairman of the International Forum for Cotton Promotion (IFCP) for a second term at the Annual Business Meeting of the membership held in Cartagena de Indias on October 1, 2013. Messura is the senior vice president of g…


  • Collins joins INDA

    September 16, 2013
    Former RKW exec to serve as director of member relations.


  • Bryan Gregory joins Double E as chief executive

    September 5, 2013
    Double E Company, LLC, a global supplier of web handling accessories to the paper, film, and foil web converting, packaging, and printing industries, has appointed Bryan Gregory as the company’s new CEO. Gregory has a broad background in indus…


  • AMSilk appoints Lin Römer as managing director

    September 4, 2013
    Lin Römer was appointed as additional managing director of AMSilk effective August 1, 2013. Römer is co-founder and shareholder of AMSilk. Previously, he had already been involved in developing the technology together with Prof. Thomas Sche…


  • Poole Company hires nonwoven specialist Craig Winebarger

    September 4, 2013
    Will focus on business development of nonwoven fibers segment.


  • SCA group treasurer Carl-Axel Olsson to retire

    September 3, 2013
    Carl-Axel Olsson, SCA’s group treasurer retired August 31, 2013. Johan Rydin has been appointed to his successor. Rydin has been employed by SCA Treasury since 1988. He started his new position on September 1, 2013.…


  • Former K-C executive joins Green Innovations as VP of sales

    August 27, 2013
    Green Innovations Ltd. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Green Hygienics, Inc., has appointed Jeff Thurgood as its vice president of sales. Thurgood has 27 years of varied consumer products sales and management experience. He has led Fortu…


  • Barry-Wehmiller promotes Jeff Hanson to int'l finance VP

    August 9, 2013
    Jeffrey Hanson has been promoted to vice president of international finance for Barry-Wehmiller. With 25 years of international trade and banking experience, Hanson will contribute his broad range of skills and expertise toward enhancing Barry-Wehmil…


  • Donaldson appoints Andrew Cecere to board

    August 7, 2013
    Donaldson Company, Inc. has appointed Andrew Cecere to its board of directors, effective September 27th. The addition of Cecere brings the Donaldson Board to 11 members. Cecere, 53, is vice chairman and CFO of Minneapolis, MN-based U.S. Bancorp, a p…


  • Dow announces retirement of Bill Banholzer

    August 5, 2013
    A.N. Sreeram named corporate vice president of research and development.


  • EDANA board appoints additional officers

    August 2, 2013
    EDANA, the international association representing nonwovens and related materials, has appointed Mikael Staal Axelsen of Fibertex Personal Care, and Jelle Westertep of PGI, as officers, effective from July 1, 2013. They join the chair, Patricia Feath…