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

    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…
    03.20.14

  • Xerium hires Wern-Lirn as president of Asia

    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-…
    03.20.14

  • Aki Saarinen resigns from Ahlstrom

    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…
    03.20.14

  • Low & Bonar chief executive retires

    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…
    03.20.14

  • K-C names president of customer development

    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…
    03.20.14

  • K-C makes executive changes

    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…
    03.04.14

  • Construction

    EDANA appoints new regulatory affairs manager

    Marianne Rosborg joins the EDANA team.
    03.04.14

  • Duni names Kettil Wedin new HR director

    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…
    02.20.14

  • Tredegar announces board appointments

    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…
    02.20.14

  • Rich Stratz joins PCMC sales team

    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…
    02.20.14

  • North America

    Kimberly-Clark names president of customer development

    Grant LaMontagne joins company from Clorox
    02.18.14

  • Strategic business development head of Ahlstrom resigns

    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…
    02.13.14

  • Rodman J. Zilenziger, Founder, Rodman Media, Dies

    Rodman J. Zilenziger, the founder of Rodman Publishing Corporation (now, Rodman Media Corporation), died on Feb. 2, 2014. He was 85. In 1964, while serving as vice president of sales for Dorland Publishing, Mr. Zilenziger co-launched Detergent Age, w…
    02.07.14

  • Lenzing appoints new  board member

    Lenzing appoints new board member

    The supervisory board meeting of Lenzing AG held on January 31, 2014 appointed Robert van de Kerkhof to serve as a member of the management board for a period of three years as of May 1, 2014. In his capacity as chief commercial officer, van de Kerkh…
    02.07.14

  • Filtration | India

    Ahlstrom reorganizes executive management team

    Ahlstrom has made changes to its management structure while keeping its operating model with five business areas in tact. In the new set-up, the executive vice presidents of sales regions will report directly to the president and CEO and will be memb…
    02.05.14

  • Apparel
    Denise Davis promoted to VP of Coley Company

    Denise Davis promoted to VP of Coley Company

    Denise Davis has been promoted to vice president of Coley Company, a Greensboro, NC-based firm providing executive search services for apparel, textiles and nonwovens. Davis has worked in the search industry since 1997, holding numerous positions ran…
    02.04.14

  • Neschen adds two experienced members to sales team

    Neschen is pushing ahead with restructuring of the company and strengthening its management in sales by adding two experienced new members to the team. Emphasis is being placed on the increased independence of the respective production and sales sect…
    02.04.14

  • Composite | Fibers

    Teijin elects Jun Suzuki as new CEO

    Teijin Limited announced that its board of directors has elected Jun Suzuki, currently executive officer, member of the board, as its next president and CEO. Suzuki will assume his new role on April 1. Shigeo Ohyagi, the current president and CEO of…
    02.04.14

  • Jean-Marie Becker has left Suominen

    As a consequence of the structural and management changes announced by Suominen Corporation September 30, 2013 and effective as of January 1, 2014, Jean-Marie Becker, former executive vice president, nonwovens, has left Suominen in January 2014 to pu…
    02.04.14

  • RKW names Manfred Bracher as COO

    Manfred Bracher has been appointed to the RKW Group’s executive management board as the COO. He will be responsible for the supervision and organization of all operational and technical processes. He will also remain the vice president of the G…
    01.23.14