People In The News


  • Kurto leaves Lydall

    Lydall has announced that Peter Kurto, vice president, business development and senior vice president, Life Sciences left the company in late February to pursue another opportunity. Lydall wishes Peter well in his future endeavors and acknowledges th…
    04.05.12

  • Changes at Stora Enso

    Stora Enso is appointing three new members to its group executive team. At the same time three current members will leave the teamto take new positions inside and outside the company. Karl-Henrik Sundstrom has been appointed CFO, effective August 1.…
    04.05.12

  • BetaLaserMike makes appointments in Latin America

    Beta LaserMike, a leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions, has hired JulioNavarrete as field service engineer for Mexico. Carlos Junco was appointed sales engineer for this region. “We are excited to have Julio j…
    04.05.12

  • Filtration | Wipes

    INDA holds annual meeting in Durham

    Bassett named chairman; six new board members elected.
    03.27.12

  • K-C announces appointments

    Kimberly-Clark has made executive changes to further enhance its focus on delivering its global business plan commitments and drive global expansion. Christian Brickman  currently president of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has been elected p…
    03.21.12

  • 3M names new CEO

    3M has named Inge Thulin president and CEO, succeeding Sir George Buckley, chairman and CEO, who will retire June 1. Thulin will immediately become part of 3M’s board of directors and Buckley remains chairman of the board until the annual meeti…
    03.06.12

  • SCA names head of Americas

    Don Lewis has been named president of SCA’s Americas Business Unit. In this role he will be responsible for overseeing all of SCA’s businesses in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America and will serve as a member of th…
    03.06.12

  • Boullie named supply planning manager for Ahlstrom Windsor Locks

    Ahlstrom Nonwovens has named John Boullie supply planning manager for its Windsor Locks, CT site.  In this role, Boullie will be responsible for streamlining and increasing overall efficiency for all supply planning and procurement operations fo…
    03.06.12

  • Education

    ACI makes appointments, promotions

    Ernie Rosenberg, president and CEO of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI – formerly The Soap and Detergent Association) has announced the following promotions within the organization. Richard Sedlak, senior vice president, Technical and Inter…
    03.06.12

  • Sivula to head HR at Suominen

    Hannu Sivula has been named vice president, Human Resources and a member of the corporate executive team with global responsibility for leading and developing the corporate Human Resources function for Suominen. He has previously worked in human reso…
    03.06.12

  • Sandler’s reports management change

    Dieter Magiera, a member of Sandler’s management board, retired January 1 after more than 40 years of service at the company.
    03.01.12

  • Korniczky joins Glatfelter

    Glatfelter has appointed Michael Korniczky vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, effective immediately.“I am pleased to welcome Michael to our senior executive team and look forward to his contributions as we work to create value for the company and our shareholders,” says DanteParrini, chairman and CEO.
    03.01.12

  • Fibers

    Young to lead DAK

    Jorge Young has been named president and CEO of DAK Americas following the retirement of Hector Camberos who will return to his home country to assume the leadership of DAK Americas’ Argentina PET business.
    03.01.12

  • Miles to head finance at Fiberweb

    Kate Miles will become group finance director of Fiberweb, following the resignations of CFO Daniel Abrams and the sale of Fiberweb’s hygiene business to Petropar.
    03.01.12

  • Mahlo names new CEO

    Rainier Mestermann has been named the next CEO of Mahlo, a manufacturer of modern textile machinery and quality control systems.
    02.29.12

  • Fibers

    New president named at CIRFS

    Giulio Bonazzi, CEO of Aquafil, has been unanimously elected by the CIRFS members to take on the role of president.
    02.29.12

  • Associations

    Marienfeld joins Propex

    Propex has hired Mark Marienfeld to serve as transportation market specialist within its Geotextile Systems Division.
    02.29.12

  • Adult Incontinence | Diaper, Baby | Feminine Hygiene | Machinery and Equipment

    GDM gets new leadership

    Alberto Perego, has added CEO of Sirius Machinery to his roles beginning in September 2011.
    02.29.12

  • Providencia names new commercial director

    Companhia Providência, a leader in the manufacture and sale of nonwovens in Brazil with a significant presence in the Americas and global operations, has announced its board of directors has elected Daniel Svirski its new commercial director.
    02.28.12

  • 3M names new CEO

    Thulin to succeed Buckley.
    02.09.12