Paris-based Lectra has appointed Paul Epperson vice president, sales, for manufacturing, North America.
Cotton Council International (CCI), Washington, has elected John A. Burch president, 2013. CCI also has elected the following officers: Jordan Lea, first vice president; Dahlen K. Hancock, second vice president; Keith T. Lucas, treasurer; Mark D. Lange, secretary; and Kevin Latner, assistant secretary. CCI also has appointed Frederick Barrier, Robin Perkins, Matthew S. "Matt" Laughlin, Ernst D. "Ernie" Schroeder Jr., and Taylor Slade to its Board of Directors.
The Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) has appointed Peter Hauser, Ph.D., president, and Warren S. Perkins treasurer.
New York City-based Pratt Institute will award the 2013 Pratt Institute Fashion Visionary Award to Thom Browne, during the Pratt Institute Fashion Show to be held April 25, 2013.
Newton, Kan.-based Bunting Magnetics Co. has named Sonia Cox marketing director.
The Norcross, Ga.-based Technical Association of the Pulp, Paper, Packaging and Converting Industries (TAPPI) has given Robert Kinstrey the 2013 Herman Joachim Distinguished Service Award.
Albany, N.Y.-based PrimaLoft has promoted Nick Martin to product marketing associate and Victoria Lee to sales and promotion associate.
Rock Hill, S.C.-based Springs Creative Products Group has named Kim Hall vice president, sales.
The Jones Group Inc., New York City, has appointed Joseph Stafiniak senior vice president, merchandising, Nine West.
Montreal-based JB Martin Ltd. has named Roch Prévost district manager, Western Canada and the United States.
Columbia, Tenn.-based Kasbar National Industries Inc. has named Scott Mauney director of manufacturing — nonwovens.
O'Donnell, Texas-based Textile Exchange has named Ben Mead textile sustainability specialist — processing and chemistry.
Pomona, Calif.-based Consolidated Laundry LLC has appointed Martin Pharis president.
California Market Center (CMC), Los Angeles, has appointed Debra Gold strategic communications consultant, gift, home, and design.
Ann Arbor, Mich.-based CIMdata Inc. has promoted Stan Przybylinski to vice president of research; Cheryl Peck to director of marketing; and Richard McFall to director, global PLM community.