The Waverly division of F. Schumacher & Co., New York City, has appointed Lynne Hopkins director, design, wovens, Waverly Lifestyle Group.
Orange, Conn.-based KX Industries LP has promoted Donald Caulfield to president and CFO.
Merrilee Galloway has joined Koch Membrane Systems Inc., Wilmington, Mass., as commercial manager, Municipal Business Group.
Monroe, Ga.-based Avondale Mills Inc. has appointed South Bryan vice president, cotton sourcing, Avondale Manufacturing Services.
Gerber Technology Inc., Tolland, Conn., has made the following appointments: Hal Osthus, executive director, product management; Todd Rhodes, director, hardware systems product management; Jessica Hunt, regional marketing manager, Americas; and Cheryl Tuttle, public relations specialist.
Mac Cheek has joined Regal Manufacturing Co. & Rubyco, Canada, as general manager.
At the Wool Forum, held recently in Shanghai, the International Wool Textile Organisation, Belgium, elected Richard Seizer and Antonio Leitao to its Executive Committee.
Nano-Tex LLC, Emeryville, Calif., has appointed Rita Ratskoff vice president, business development, Midwest accounts; and Eileen Abajian vice president, business development, West Coast accounts.
Stork Prints BV, The Netherlands, has appointed José Assini Pedro head of Stork Prints Brazil, with responsibility for Latin America.
Woolrich Inc., Woolrich, Pa., has named Steven Fuller designer, men’s sportswear.
The Fairfax, Va.-based Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has elected the following members to its 2005 Board of Directors: Kerry Gillespie, Gillespie Graphics, chairman; David Van Veldhuizen, The Mitographers Inc., first vice chairman; Scott McLean, Decals Inc., second vice chairman; James Gill, Spectra Inc., associate vice chairman; Larry Kleiboeker, Universal Graphics, treasurer; and Kent Yunker, Yunker Industries, secretary. Printers Tim Markley, Markley Enterprise; Carl Baldwin, Falcon Graphics; and Eric Henry, T S Designs Inc., were elected to three-year terms on the board. The association also elected Jane Cedrone, VUTEk, to a three-year term representing SGIA’s supplier members.
Rancho Dominguez, Calif.-based Techmer PM has appointed Kenneth E. Jacobson vice president and general manager, Fibers Division.
Oscar de la Renta Ltd., New York City, has appointed Giuseppe Celio CFO.
Jakob Müller AG, Switzerland, has named Jenson Mai general manager, Jakob Müller Hong Kong China Ltd.
Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., has named Andrew N. Liveris president and CEO, and Charles J. Kalil corporate vice president and general counsel.
Sanjay Mandal, Ph.D., has joined the research and development team at Midland, Mich.-based AEGIS Environments.
Lanxess AG, Germany, has appointed Rolf Stromberg, Ph.D., chairman designate of its Supervisory Board.
The Board of Directors of Russell Corp., Atlanta, has elected Robert D. Koney Jr. senior vice president and has named Rebecca Mathias to the board.
Gildan Activewear Inc., Montreal, has elected Gonzalo F. Valdes-Fauli to the Board of Directors.
Haggar Corp., Dallas, has promoted John W. Feray to senior vice president and chief accounting officer, and David Yarbrough to senior vice president, Horizon Group.