May 2002

Leslie Fay Co. Inc., New York City, has appointed

W. John Short
chairman of the executive committee and CEO; and

Linda Larsen German
president. Short and German have been appointed directors of the company.

Woolrich, Woolrich, Pa., has appointed

Barb Fritz
senior fabric coordinator.

Tim Joseph
, catalog director for the company, has assumed the additional role of Internet director.

Troy Corp., Florham Park, N.J., has promoted

Eric Bensaid
to senior vice president, sales and marketing.

Hooman Tafreshi
, Ph.D., has joined the
Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center (NCRC) of North Carolina State University.
He will lead the center’s work with computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE),
Covina, Calif., has named the following Fellows of the Society:

Steve N. Loud
, Composites Worldwide Inc. and Composites News International;

Michael V. McCabe, Ph.D.
, University of Dayton Research Institute;

Ching-Long Ong, Ph.D.
, Lights American Sportscopter Inc.; and

A. Brent Strong, Ph.D.
, Brigham Young University.

Jones Apparel Group Inc., Bristol, Pa., has named

Peter Boneparth
president and CEO, and

Wesley R. Card
COO. In addition,

Robert Kerrey
was named to the Board of Directors.

Acme-Hardesty Co., Blue Bell, Pa., has named

D. Neil Fleming
vice president.

Bryan A. Huston
has been named to the newly created position of national marketing manager.

John L. Miller III
has joined the
Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), Dalton, Ga., as manager of government affairs.

Avery Dennison Retail Information Services, Greensboro, N.C., has named

Philip Koch
director of marketing and sales, woven and printed fabric labels.

W.D. “Bill” Lawson III
received the 2002 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award for Cotton at the
National Cotton Council’s annual meeting in Dallas.

May 2002