Invista, Wichita, Kan., has named Hank Willis innovation manager, Invista Surfaces.
The North Carolina State University (NCSU) College of Textiles, Raleigh, N.C., has named Barry Leonard, Welspun USA, the 2013 NCSU College of Textiles Leader of the Year.
Mount Vernon Mills Inc., Mauldin, S.C., has named Carolyn Black FR Technical specialist.
Boulder, Colo.-based Cocona Inc. has named Jeff Bowman CEO.
PureCare by Fabritech, Fairfield, N.J., has named James A. Robb vice president and general manager.
The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), Dalton, Ga., has named Sean Ragiel Person of the Year.
CIT Group Inc., New York City, has named Todd Harrington Northeast regional sales manager, CIT Trade Finance.
Pawtucket, R.I.-based Cooley Group has named Steve Siener vice president and general manager, business development; and David Lunati vice president and general manager, Cooley Engineered Membranes.
Oxford Industries Inc. Atlanta, has appointed Mark Maidment CEO, Ben Sherman Group.
Valdese Weavers LLC, Valdese, N.C., has promoted Blake Millinor to senior vice president and chief marketing officer; Laura Levinson to senior vice president, design and merchandising; Bob Walters to senior vice president, customer relations; Leslie Brown to director of sales and marketing, residential brands; and Jason Earles to director of sales and marketing, commercial residential markets.
Q-Lab Corp., Germany, has named Andreas Giehl, Ph.D., European technical and standards director.