Robert Moore global business manager, Dyneon Specialty Additives.
Dr. Freddie M. Bourland, professor of agronomy and director of the University of
Arkansas Northeast Research and Extension Center, received the 2001 Cotton Genetics Research Award
at the Cotton Improvement Conference — part of the
National Cotton Council’s 2002 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, held in Atlanta. In
Dr. John Burke, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) plant stress and
germplasm development unit, received the 2002 Cotton Physiology Research Award at the Cotton
Physiology Conference. The following recipients of the Cotton Foundation/ Farm Press High Cotton
award were also recognized at the Beltwide Cotton Conference:
Jackie, Terry and Ricky Burris, Southwest;
George Franklin Jr., Mid-South;
Daniel Burns, Far West; and
John S. Williams Jr., Southeast. All recipients received expense-paid trips to the
West Conshohocken, Pa.-based
(see “Bulletin Board”,
TW, this issue) has made the following committee appointments:
Anne Goldman, Applied Consumer and Clinical Evaluations, chairwoman, ASTM
Committee E18 on sensory evaluation of materials and products; and
Robert E. Glenn, National Industrial Sand Association, chairman, ASTM Committee
E34 on occupational health and safety.
Cognis B.V. announced the following changes in its management:
Harold Wulff has stepped down as CEO and is now chairman of the Supervisory Board;
Antonio Trius replaces Wulff as CEO.
Wulff (left) and Trius
Chemical Fabrics & Film Association (CFFA), Cleveland, has appointed the
following new officers:
Thomas J. Carstens Jr., Sandusky Athol International, president;
Alfredo Frohlich, Proquinal S.A., first vice president; and
Eric Hagen, Uniroyal Engineered Products, second vice president.
Lectra has appointed
Jean-Marc Vigneron hardware products director.
Burlington Worldwide, Greensboro, N.C., has announced the following appointments
to senior management positions:
Peter Liu, president, Hong Kong office;
Ken Kunberger, executive vice president, sales;
Jeff Peck, executive vice president and general manager of synthetic and wool
Mike Moody, executive vice president, general manager of cotton products;
Nelson Bebo, executive vice president and general manager of activewear and
Joel Futterman, executive vice president, product development, for synthetic and
Kathy Barton, executive vice president, product development, for cotton products;
Lou D’Lando, executive vice president, new business development;
Tom Leonard, vice president, branded sales; and
Dave Locker, vice president, uniform and barrier sales.
Atlanta Textile Club (ATC) has named
Mike Todaro, AAPNetwork, president for 2002. He replaces
Tom Franklin, Q.E. Co. The club also elected the following officers for 2002:
Kelly Waldrop, Johnston Industries, vice president;
Don Byerly, Alkahn Labels, secretary; and
Sue Strickland, American Garment Council, treasurer.
Franklin (left) and Todaro
Murry G. Hall has retired from his position at the
Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), Dalton, Ga. He was president of Carpet
Manufacturers of the West (CMAW) from 1974-1994, and served as West Coast liaison for CRI.
Guilford Mills Inc. has named
Lee Lunsford president and CEO.
Uco Fabrics Inc., Rockingham, N.C., has named
Bart Van de Woestyne president and CEO.
Kellwood Co., New York City, has named
James Morgan president of its Intimate Apparel Divsion and
Melissa Dietiker vice president of sales and marketing for the daywear/ panties
North Safety Products, Cranston, R.I., has named
Karyn M. Pope customer service manager.
Fire-Dex Inc., Medina, Ohio, has named
Brett Rictor Western regional sales manager.