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  • Lennart Persson, CFO and executive VP of SCA, to retire

    December 5, 2013
    SCA’s CFO and executive vice president Lennart Persson will retire on July 1, 2014, after contributing to SCA’s growth in a number of senior positions since 1987. Fredrik Rystedt, 49, will succeed Persson and will become a member of SCA&r…


  • New management at Messe Frankfurt

    December 4, 2013
    Kathryn Fitts and Dennis Smith are the new management team at Messe Frankfurt Inc. in Atlanta, GA, U.S., taking over from John Gallagher, who has decided to move into a different direction. With immediate effect, Fitts and Smith have been appointed…


  • K-C Professional names new VP for North America

    Tim Wright||December 3, 2013
    Kimberly-Clark Professional has named Tim Feeheley as its new vice president for Kimberly-Clark Professional North America. Feeheley succeeds Richard Thorne, who recently was named to lead Kimberly-Clark Professional's Asia-Pacific Region. Feehe…


  • Willis to Nonwovens By Design

    Tim Wright||December 2, 2013
    Jeff Willis has formed a new venture called Nonwovens By Design. The new company will specialize in product design for consumer, medical, wipes and hygiene markets as well as provide sales supports for select clients. Willis was previously with Texel…


  • Archroma names Stephan Sielaff COO

    Tim Wright||December 2, 2013
    Archroma has named Stephan Sielaff as its COO. Based in Reinach, Switzerland, Sielaff will oversee the business' global production, manufacturing and integrated supply chain activities. He brings Archroma diverse and global materials and process…


  • Montalvo names sales manage for Germany

    Tim Wright||December 2, 2013
    The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, has named Dietmar Herzog as sales manager for Germany. Herzog’s primary responsibilities will include sales support in Germany, expansion of Montalvo’s…


  • Teruo Horino named sales manager for NDC Japan

    November 19, 2013
    NDC Infrared Engineering has expanded its Japan operations through the appointment of Teruo Horino as sales manager, Japan for its web gauging and metals systems. Horino-san has experience in industrial measurement and control systems across a wide r…


  • Paul Walsh named chairman of Ontex

    November 15, 2013
    Ontex's board has nominated Paul Walsh as the new chairman of the company, who will take up the position from January 1, 2014. Current chairman Adrian Bellamy is set to retire. “I am very pleased Paul will be joining the board and succeedi…


  • P&G announces organizational changes

    November 14, 2013
    The Procter & Gamble Company announced that Dimitri Panayotopoulos, vice chairman and advisor to the chairman and CEO, will retire from the company, effective January 2, 2014, after 37 years of service. Panayotopoulos joined P&G in 1977. He…


  • NDC names Terry Patterson VP global customer care

    November 5, 2013
    NDC Infrared Engineering has appointed Terry Patterson vice president of global customer care for its sensors, systems and metals divisions. Patterson’s responsibilities involve managing NDC’s customer care division and for developing its…


  • P&G Professional's Alan Tomblin elected to ISSA 2014 board

    November 5, 2013
    Alan Tomblin, sales manager, North America, P&G Professional, was elected to the 2014 International Sanitary Suppliers Association (ISSA) board of directors. Tomblin will serve as vice president/president elect of the association's board when…


  • Oerlikon appoints Brice Koch CEO

    November 4, 2013
    Oerlikon has appointed Brice Koch as group CEO. He will assume the role during the first quarter of 2014. Koch has held a number of leadership roles over the last 20 years and is now a member of the ABB Group executive committee and head of the $8 bi…


  • Green Innovations expands board

    November 4, 2013
    Green Innovations has appointed Philip Rundle, the company's current CEO, and Charles Andrews, to its board of directors. Rundle spent 16 years with Kimberly-Clark, a $21 billion international consumer goods and Fortune 500 company. In 1999, aft…


  • GSE appoints Sorrentino as president and CEO

    November 4, 2013
    GSE Holding, Inc., a global provider of geosynthetic containment solutions for environmental protection and confinement applications, has named Charles Sorrentino, a current member of the board and interim president and CEO, has been appointed the co…


  • Keiler names Barrillon executive director of industrial accounts

    October 30, 2013
    Keiler, a full-service ad agency, has hired Jerome Barrillon, a seasoned specialist in industrial marketing, as executive director of industrial accounts, a new position at the 50-person shop. He will oversee strategic and marketing services for the…