The Arlington, Va.-based
American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has elected the following to
its Board of Directors:
Marshal Cohen, The NPD Group, Inc.;
Caterina Conti, Anvil Knitwear Inc.;
Bill Ells, Vibram USA;
Laurie Ann Goldman, Spanx Inc.;
Sidney Howard, Coats North America;
Steve Mostofsky, TTI Global Resources;
Bob Skinner, Smart Apparel Group Ltd.; and
Paula Zusi, Ann Inc.
Tom Glaser, VF Corp., and
Helen McCluskey, Warnaco Inc., have assumed recently vacated positions on the
Paris-based Lectra has appointed Bertrand Crönert manufacturing market director.
Germany-based Karl Mayer Malimo Textilmaschinenfabrk GmbH has named Jochen Schmidt business manager.
Switzerland-based Schoeller Textil AG has appointed Siegfried Winkelbeiner CEO; and has elected H.J. Hübner to the Board of Administration.
Invista, Wichita, Kan., has named Sachiyo Tokunaga Cordura® brand and marketing leader, Japan.
Lawrence, Mass.-based Polartec has promoted Allon Cohne to global director, marketing; and Katie Macomber to special events manager.
Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production, Arlington, Va., has appointed Avedis Seferian president and CEO.
Miami-based Empire Investment Holdings has appointed Charles Adams CEO, Polyester Fibers.
The Lowell, Mass.-based American Textile History Museum (ATHM) has named Jonathan Stevens president and CEO.
Salem, Va.-based Integrated Textile Solutions has appointed Dan Pittman COO.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based Americhem Inc. has named Dorian Alexandrescu president and Cathy Hanlin vice president, human resources and organizational development; and has promoted Rod Manfull director, global supply chain.
Soddy Daisy, Tenn.-based Dunlap Industries Inc. has given Dale Shirley the Above & Beyond Award for his contributions toward remodeling the High Country Archery Building into Dunlap's new distribution center.
Cincinnati-based Cintas Corp. has named Joe Deese, Hyatt Place Charlotte Airport, winner of its 2011 "Design a Uniform" contest.
White Plains, N.Y.-based GLM has named four winners in the Surtex® designtex® international student competition: Tai Lin Hsieh, Academy of Art University; Suzanne Lefebvre, Rochester Institute of Technology; Poppy Maxfield, Leeds College of Art; and Kirby Smith, Savannah College of Art and Design.
New York City-based Alvanon Inc. has named Alice Rodrigues consultant, AlvaInsight apparel fit advisory service.
West Grove, Pa.-based Dansko has appointed Sal Agati vice president, sourcing.