Kevin M. Burke
has assumed the presidency of
American Apparel And Footwear Association (AAFA), Arlington, Va., following the
The Textile Education Foundation Inc. (TEF), Atlanta, has elected
J. Tom Watters, Jr.
, Syntec Industries, Rome, Ga., president;
Richard P. Strawhorn
, Mohawk Industries, Calhoun, Ga., vice president; and
Lee S. Bryan
, Mount Vernon Mills Inc., Trion, Ga., treasurer. Elected to serve three-year terms on the
Board of Directors were;
, Beaulieu of America, Atlanta;
Scott R. (Rip) Johnston
, SI Corp., Chickamauga, Ga.; and
Douglas R. Tingle
, 1888 Mills, Griffin, Ga. Elected to fill unexpired terms on the Board were
, Royal Ten Cate (U.S.A.), Duluth, Ga.; and
, Swift Spinning, Columbus, Ga. Re-elected were
executive vice president and
European Disposables and Nonwovens Association (EDANA) has elected three governors
to its Board:
, Mölnlycke Health Care AB, Sweden;
, Unilever FBE Supply Co., Belgium; and
, Buckeye GmbH, Germany.
The Board of Directors of
Unifi Inc., Greensboro, N.C., appointed two new Board members:
William (Billy) J. Armfield
, Spotswood Capital, Greensboro; and
, U.S. Trust Company of North Carolina, Greensboro.
Christian Maier GmbH & Co., Rotary Joint Division, Germany, has selected
B. Austin Robinson
as sales and marketing director for the United States and Mexico for the newly opened Maier
America LLC distribution, training and service center in Duluth, Ga.
United States Chamber of Commerce, Washington, Board of Directors has elected
Larry A. Liebenow
, Quaker Fabric Corp., Fall River, Mass., vice chairman for 2001-2002. Liebenow also serves
as director of the American Textile Manufacturers Institute (ATMI), Washington.
of American Apparel Producers’ Network (AAPNetwork), Atlanta, was elected to the Board of
Caribbean/Latin American Action (C/LAA), Washington.
was appointed president and CEO of
Scholl Switzerland AG, Switzerland.
Beat D. Geissbühler
have been named executive vice presidents of the company.
Harriet & Henderson Yarns Inc., Henderson, N.C., has elected
Allison C. Zollicoffer
vice president, marketing.
Improved Technologies, Northfield, N.H., announced the appointment of
as director, Textile Division;
, vice president, sales; and
as director, channel sales.
, Springs Industries Inc., Fort Lawn, S.C., was elected president of
Southern Textile Association (STA), Gastonia, N.C. He succeeds
of Parkdale Mills Inc., Gastonia, who was elevated to chairman of the Board of Governors.
was elected first vice president;
, second vice president; and
remains secretary/treasurer. Elected to the Board of Governors for four-year terms are
Kellwood Co., New York City, has appointed
John R. Henderson
executive vice president of Sag Harbor and women’s special markets.
Paul A. Robb
has joined the company as president of Slates Menswear Division.
Alloy Polymers Inc. has appointed
James R. Jandora
, vice president, sales and marketing.
Brandon International, Industrial Sewing Division, Baldwin Park, Calif., named
eastern regional sales manager.
WestPoint Stevens Inc., West Point, Ga., announced
has joined the company as vice president, sales, for Wal-Mart and JCPenney. New key
assignments to the Basic Bedding business include
Alan F. Kennedy
, vice president, merchandising;
Scott D. Howard
, vice president, sales; and
Thomas C. Burke
, vice president, business operations. In addition,
Robert P. Fleischer
was named vice president, business development, for Ralph Lauren Home.