Avondale Mills, Sylacauga, Ala., has announced that Carole McFee has been named director, quality
assurance, Avondale Denim.In her new position McFee, who joined the company in 1985, will be
responsible the assessment of quality issues as they pertain to denim fabrics and production, both
in Avondales facilities and with its customers final products.The company also announced that Patsy
Royster has been named director, customer support, Avondale Apparel Fabrics.Royster, who has been
with the company since 1976, will be responsible for all aspects of apparel fabrics customer
service. This includes order entry, shipping, billing, outside warehousing and logistical support
for the Graniteville and Sylacauga offices.DuPont, Wilmington, Del., has announced several
personnel changes as part of its global restructuring. Dana B. McCauley has been appointed global
brand man-ager for DuPonts CoolMax and Thermolite® brands. McCauley, based in Wilmington, has been
with the company for over 13 years.Mark Conrad has been promoted to segment manager of Branded
Specialties The Americas. Conrad, who has been with DuPont for 20 years, is based in Charlotte,
N.C.Alyssa Koontz-Hammond has taken on new responsibilities as marketing communications manager for
CoolMax, TheraStat® and Micromattique The Americas. Koontz-Hammond is based out of Charlotte. She
has been with the company for 20 years.Kellwood Co., St. Louis, has recently announced that Martin
J. Granoff, chairman of Val dor and vice chairman of Koret Inc., was elected to the companys board
of directors. He has been with Kellwood since its merger with Koret in April 1999. Granoff recently
completed his term as chairman of the American Apparel Manufacturers Association.

November 1999