WASHINGTON, D.C. — April 8, 2014 — James C. Self III, President and COO of Greenwood Mills, located in Greenwood, SC was elected to serve as Chairman of the National Council of Textile Organizations during the group’s 11th Annual Meeting held at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC March 25-27.
James C. Self III was named President of Greenwood Mills in 2005. He is the first member of the Self family to lead the privately held company since 1997. Self joined Greenwood Mills in 1991 and has held several management positions during his career both in the United States and abroad with responsibilities for purchasing, production planning, sales and manufacturing. He is a graduate of Clemson University and holds an MBA from the University of South Carolina.
Jeffrey Price, President of the Specialty Fabrics Division of Milliken & Company, located in Spartanburg, SC, was elected as Vice Chairman of NCTO.
Elected to the NCTO Board of Directors during the various Council meetings were the following:
- Fiber Council — Bill McCrary of William Barnet & Son (Chair); John Freeman of Nan Ya Plastics America; and Mark Ruday of DAK Americas
- Yarn Council — Kenny Goodman of Richmond Specialty Yarn (Chair); John Bakane of Frontier Spinning Mills; James Chesnutt of National Spinning Co.; Peter Iliopoulos of Gildan Activewear; William Jasper of UNIFI.; and Anderson Warlick of Parkdale Mills
- Fabric and Home Furnishings Council — David Hastings of Mount Vernon Mills (Chair); Norman Chapman of Inman Mills; Monte Galbraith of Denim North America; Joe Gorga of ITG; Kathie Leonard of Auburn Manufacturing; and Jeffrey Price of Milliken & Company
- Industry Support Council — Ludovic Petrois of Staubli (Chair), Joni Davis of Duke Energy, and Bob Sage of Saurer Inc.
Jasper’s last order of business as Chairman was to announce appointments to the following offices of NCTO: President and CEO — Augustine Tantillo, NCTO; Secretary — Mike Hubbard, NCTO; and Treasurer — Robin Haynes, NCTO.
Posted April 8, 2014