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  • Cristante Appointed General Manager Maxcess Europe

    Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, has promoted Francesco Cristante to general manager Maxcess Europe. In his new role, Mr. Cristante will oversee all aspects of the business to ensure a positi…
    03.01.11

  • Lanxess Names Düttmann CFO

    The supervisory board of Lanxess AG has revoked the contract of Matthias Zachert, member of the board of management and CFO, as of March 31, 2011. Mr. Zachert had requested the board to do so accordingly. He has been a member of the board since 2004.…
    03.01.11

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    SCA Restructures Corporate Senior Management Team

    SCA has implemented three internal changes to its corporate senior management team. Christoph Michalski has been appointed president of the SCA global hygiene category. Mr. Michalski currently holds the position of president of SCA Asia-Pacific.Ulf S…
    02.01.11

  • NDC Infrared Engineering Taps Shead As Marketing Manager

    Ray Shead has joined NDC Infrared Engineering as marketing manager. Mr. Shead has been involved in the measurement and control business for more than 25 years within the web and paper industries.His previous roles have included product marketing dire…
    02.01.11

  • Klaus Holz Named Trevira’s CEO

    Uwe Wöhner is relinquishing his position as CEO of Trevira at the end of the year for personal reasons. Klaus Holz, the long-standing head of corporate human resources at the company, became CEO on January 1, 2011.Mr. Holz previously served in vario…
    02.01.11

  • India

    Maxcess Announces Leadership Moves

    Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry announced leadership changes.Dan Crofford, vice president of North America, Francesco Cristante, managing director of Europe, and Robert Liu, managing director…
    02.01.11

  • Barry-Wehmiller Names Patterson To Board of Directors

    Tom Patterson has been appointed to Barry-Wehmiller’s board of directors, enhancing the strength and diversity of its membership as they apply a broad range of leadership and operating experience to continued growth."We are very pleased with Tom’…
    02.01.11

  • Milk Joins Americhem As Director, Global Manufacturing

    Jim Milk has been named Americhem’s director of global manufacturing. Mr. Milk has three decades of manufacturing experience including senior roles at Goodyear Tire and Rubber. Most recently, he served as vice president of global manufacturing for…
    02.01.11

  • Wipes

    Suominen Announces Management Changes

    Suominen announced that Petri Rolig, president and CEO, is now responsible for Suominen’s Wiping business area in addition to his other duties. The general managers of Suominen’s Codi Wipes and Nonwovens business units now report to him.…
    01.01.11

  • Holz Named Trevira CEO

    Uwe Wöhner is relinquishing his position as CEO of Trevira at the end of the year, for private reasons. Klaus Holz, the longstanding head of corporate human resources at the company, will become CEO on January 1, 2011. Mr. Holz previously serve…
    01.01.11

  • Electronics

    Adhesives Research Promotes Knorr

    Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading independent developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films and laminates, has promoted Scott Knorr to the position of vice president and general manage…
    01.01.11

  • H.B. Fuller Appoints New President and CEO

    H.B. Fuller Company announced that the board of directors has appointed Jim Owens to succeed Michele Volpi as president and CEO and director, effective immediately. Mr. Volpi will step down from the board of directors. Lee Mitau, chairman of the boa…
    01.01.11

  • Libeltex Makes Appointments

    Denis Gruber has been named Libeltex’s commercial director Europe. Mr. Gruber served as sales and marketing director at Chicago Metallic for the last 15 years. Mr. Gruber said, "Libeltex offers a dynamic environment with growth based on in…
    01.01.11

  • Nordson Names Ramspeck Global Marketing Manager

    Alan Ramspeck has been named nonwovens global marketing manager at Nordson Corp. Mr. Ramspeck replaces Mike Fornes, who left to join Eastman Chemical.…
    01.01.11

  • India

    Maxcess Announces Promotions

    Maxcess announced the promotion of Dan Crofford to vice president North America. In this new role, Mr. Crofford will oversee North American operations to ensure a positive experience for customers at each stage in the buying process—from first…
    01.01.11

  • Pozar Leads New Webex-REM Line

    Frank Pozar has joined Webex, Inc. as vice president, REM Products following the firm’s acquisition of REM Manufacturing, a manufacturer of slitter/rewinders and web converting machinery since 1985.Mr. Pozar served REM as vice president/general man…
    01.01.11

  • Electronics

    Dow Corning Names Global Marketing Manager for Healthcare Business

    Dow Corning has named James Stephenson global marketing manager for its healthcare business. Mr. Stephenson will be responsible for setting the overall strategic direction and overseeing the development and commercialization of new silicon-based tech…
    01.01.11

  • Zenith Cutter Co. Taps Phillips

    Zenith Cutter Co. has added Wayne Phillips to its sales team. In his new capacity as sales representative, Mr. Phillips is responsible for the sales and service of Zenith Cutter’s converting and special applications customers east of the Missis…
    01.01.11

  • Electronics

    Adhesives Research Names Stolakis President

    Adhesives Research, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films and laminates, has promoted George Stolakis to president. Mr. Stolakis has been with the company since 1994 and…
    01.01.11

  • Ahlstrom Restructures Executive Management Team

    Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, announced a change in its executive management team. Deputy president and CEO Risto Anttonen, who is responsible for business development, will retire by Dec. 31, 2010. His responsibilities…
    11.01.10