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  • Leadership change in Evonik superabsorbents business

    Leadership change in Evonik superabsorbents business

    April 16, 2014
    Norbert Westerholt appointed head of business line.


  • Pillar/ITW names new business unit leader

    April 16, 2014
    Pillar Technologies, a manufacturer of advanced surface treatment and induction cap sealing systems, has appointed Rory Wolf as CEO and business unit manager. Wolf has more than 30 years' experience driving sales, marketing, manufacturing and op…


  • Lenzing names Thomas Riegler CFO

    Lenzing names Thomas Riegler CFO

    April 16, 2014
    The supervisory board of Lenzing AG appointed Thomas Riegler to serve as the company’s new CFO for a period of three years effective June 1, 2014. Born in Graz, Riegler studied business administration and has accumulated more than 20 years of…


  • Branson Ultrasonics has a new president

    March 27, 2014
    Emerson Industrial Automation, a business of Emerson, recently announced the appointment of Joseph Dillon as president of Branson Ultrasonics Corp. In his new role Dillon has responsibility for overseeing the worldwide operations of Branson, a provid…


  • Technical Fibre Products makes executive appointments

    March 27, 2014
    UK-based Technical Fibre Products Ltd., a manufacturer of advanced nonwoven materials, has made organizational changes at their U.S.-based operations—Technical Fibre Products Inc. and Electro Fiber Technologies LLC. At Technical Fibre Products…


  • Viscose staple fiber maker Sateri names Tey Wei Lin as CEO

    March 20, 2014
    The board of viscose staple fiber maker Sateri announced that as of March 18, 2014, Tey Wei Lin, an executive director and the acting CEO, will be appointed as the CEO of the company. Tey will remain a member of each of the Remuneration Committee, th…


  • Xerium hires Wern-Lirn as president of Asia

    March 20, 2014
    Xerium Technologies has named Wern-Lirn (Paul) Wang president of Asia. He will be based in Xerium's Asia headquarters office in Shanghai, China and will have full responsibility for the Asia region. Wang will be responsible for delivering Xerium-…


  • Aki Saarinen resigns from Ahlstrom

    March 20, 2014
    Aki Saarinen, executive vice president, strategic business development, has decided to resign from Ahlstrom to pursue other career opportunities. He will step down from the executive management team in February 2014 and continue in his current role u…


  • Low & Bonar chief executive retires

    March 20, 2014
    Steve Good, Low & Bonar’s chief executive, has informed the board of his intention to retire from full time executive roles. Good has been instrumental in the reshaping and repositioning of Low & Bonar, having been in a number of senior…


  • K-C names president of customer development

    March 20, 2014
    Kimberly-Clark North America (KCNA) has announced that Grant LaMontagne has been named president, customer development. In his new role, LaMontagne will lead all sales and customer development activities for Kimberly-Clark’s operations in North…


  • K-C makes executive changes

    March 4, 2014
    Kimberly-Clark has announced executive changes designed to enhance its focus on executing its global business plan and driving global expansion. Elane Stock, group president of Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP), has been elected group president of K…


  • EDANA appoints new regulatory affairs manager

    March 4, 2014
    Marianne Rosborg joins the EDANA team.


  • Duni names Kettil Wedin new HR director

    February 20, 2014
    Kettil Wedin has been appointed new HR director at Duni. Wedin will apart from his overall HR responsibility also have the operational responsibility for HR in the Nordics and the head office in Malmö. Born in 1965, Wedin has a Master of Science…


  • Tredegar announces board appointments

    February 20, 2014
    Tredegar Corporation has increased the size of its board of directors from 10 to 12 and appointed three new independent directors: Kenneth Newsome, Gregory Pratt, and Carl Tack, III. All three along with incumbent board member, George Newbill, will b…


  • Rich Stratz joins PCMC sales team

    February 20, 2014
    Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), a supplier of high-performance converting machinery for the global tissue, nonwovens, package printing and envelope manufacturing industries, has added Rich Stratz to the printing, coating, laminating (PCL) sa…