Point Blank Enterprises Inc., Pompano Beach, Fla., has appointed Daniel Gaston CEO.
John Bakane, Frontier Spinning Mills, a National Council of Textile Organizations Executive Board member, has been named U.S. textile industry representiative, Export-Import Bank.
The Board of Directors of the International Cotton Association Ltd. (ICA), United Kingdom, has elected the following officers: Ahmed Elbosaty, Modern Nile Cotton Co., president; Mohit Shah, Gill & Co., first vice president; and Jean-Marc Derossis, Plexus Cotton Ltd., second vice president. Richard Pollard, Ecom Agroindustrial Asia Ltd., and Jamie Welsh, DJ Welsh Consulting, have been elected as members of the Board.
Enka, N.C.-based Basofil LLC has appointed Paul Latten president and CEO.
The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), Dalton, Ga., has presented the Joseph J. Smrekar award to Joe Foye, Mohawk Industries Inc., to honor his service to the carpet and rug industry.
The Arlington, Va.-based American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has named Karen Kyllo, Ph.D., SGS Consumer Testing Services, a member of the Board of Directors, Footwear Division.
The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) Garment and Leather Technology Trade Association, Germany, has appointed Heiko Bauer, Groz-Beckert KG, to the Board of Directors.
Première Vision S.A., France, has named Igor Robinet-Slansky press manager.