has joined St. Louis-based
UniSpot as vice president.
M. L. “Chip” Fontenot
has been elected CEO of West Point, Ga.-based
WestPoint Stevens Inc.
Woolrich Inc., Woolrich, Pa., has appointed
vice president, merchandising and design; and
, director, marketing and media. In addition to his role as sourcing specialist,
has been named quality assurance manager.
has been promoted to quality assurance supervisor.
IRO AB, Sweden, has named
general manager, Weaving Division.
Jones Apparel Group Inc., Bristol, Pa., has appointed
president of its Polo Jeans Co. division. The company has promoted
, president of sales and marketing for Jones New York Signature, to group president with
expanded responsibility for Jones New York Sport, Jones New York Country, Easy Spirit Apparel and
, president of casual design for Jones New York Signature, has assumed additional
responsibilities for Jones New York Country, Easy Spirit and Rena Rowan.
Markem Co. has appointed the following to its Aellora™ Digital management team:
Michael D. Stoudt, Ph.D.
, COO, Aellora Digital;
Richard J. Larson, Ph.D.
, chief technical officer, Aellora Digital Chemistries;
Joseph P. Parisi
, chief technical officer, Aellora Digital Systems;
Alan H. Boyer
, manager, research and technology development;
Ann E. G. Reitnauer
, senior staff scientist; and
Mario K. Carluccio
, manager, marketing and business development.
At the recent Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Expo, the
Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF), Potomac, Md., presented
William Joseph Conner
, University of Tennessee, with the 2004 IFAI Member Scholarship Award; and
Collins Landon Dukes
, Auburn University, with the 2004 IFF Student Scholarship Award.
Kellwood Co., St. Louis, has named
president of its Kellwood New England Division.
High Point, N.C.-based
Tietex Interiors has appointed
J. Scott George
vice president of sales and marketing for its contract fabric operations.
has joined Derby, N.Y.-based
New Era Cap Co. as the company’s first corporate communications manager.
Dunlop Sports Group Americas has appointed
vice president, licensing.
Screenprinting & Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) International, Fairfax,
Va., elected the following officers at SGIA ‘03, its recent annual convention and exposition:
, Max Graphics, chairman;
, Gillespie Graphics, first vice chairman;
David Van Veldhuizen
, The Mitographers Inc., second vice chairman;
, Globe ScreenPrint, third vice chairman;
, VUTEk, associate vice chairman;
, Kansas City Poster Display Co., treasurer; and
, Decals Inc., secretary.
, Stella Color;
C. Y. Lee
, C Y International Co. Ltd.; and
, Yunker Industries, were elected to fill three-year terms on the Board of Directors.
was elected to the board to represent SGIA supplier members. The Howard Parmele Award was
presented at SGIA ‘03 to
in recognition of his lifetime contributions and achievements to the association.
Liz Claiborne Inc., New York City, has named
vice president, product development, Liz Claiborne Apparel.
Superior Uniform Group Inc. has named
, founder, chairman and CEO of Victor, N.Y.-based
Newtex Industries, has been inducted into the
Rochester Business Hall of Fame.
Bernardo Fashions, New York City, as national sales manager, sportswear.
has joined the company as head sportswear designer.