Cotton Incorporated, Cary, N.C., has named
associate director, nonwovens research and implementation.
F. Schumacher & Co., New York City, has named
president of the Waverly Lifestyle Group. Williams now heads all aspects of the group,
including creative development, finance, sales, and marketing and licensing.
Fred Whitaker Co., Roanoke, Va., has named
Lewis A. Oechslin Jr.
president and CEO.
Russell Corp., Atlanta, will consolidate the dyeing and finishing facilities at
its textile operations in Alexander City, Ala., under one management team.
has been promoted to vice president of employee relations.
, director of textile operations for Russell Athletic, will also oversee textile
operations for Jerzees. Additional appointments include:
, technical manager;
, production manager for bleachery operations; and
Jim Ed Abernathy
, production manager for Plant #7 annex.
will move into a technical role within the organization. Luker, Leonard, Abernathy and
Parks will report to
, plant manager for the consolidated operation.
The Carpet Cushion Council (CCC), Riverside, Conn., has elected the following
executive board members:
Charles Mussallem III
, secretary; and
William H. “Bill” Oler
continues as executive director of programs and activities.
WestPoint Stevens, West Point, Ga., has appointed President and COO
M.L. “Chip” Fontenot
to fill a vacancy on the company’s Board of Directors.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc., Allentown, Pa., has named
president, Air Products Europe. Guerini replaces
, who retired.
John (Mike) McNallen
replaces Guerini as vice president, North America Gases. In addition,
is the new global director, Process Safety Integrity.
Thantex Specialties Inc., Arden, N.C., has announced the following appointments to
its management team:
, operations manager;
, maintenance director;
, sales manager;
, by-products sales manager; and
, product development manager.
Optimer Performance Fibers, Wilmington, Del., has named
business development associate for the running and multisport markets.
Veit GmbH & Co., Germany, has appointed
project manager for technical sales, and
sales manager for the garment technology sector.
Stephen J. Dauer
Scott Mills, Gastonia, N.C., a division of Kleinert’s Inc., as executive vice
president of sales and marketing.
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, has named
Don P. Giddens
dean of the College of Engineering.
eWarna, New York City, has appointed
has joined Milwaukee-based
Teklynx International as global customer care process manager.
Screenprinting & Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and
Digital Printing & Imaging Association (DPI), both based in Fairfax, Va., have
National Cotton Council (NCC), Memphis, Tenn., has elected
to the top position of council chairman.
American Flock Association (AFA), Boston, has appointed
Barrett F. Ripley Keene
executive director of the association.
Symtech Inc. has named
Honeywell, Morristown, N.J., has elected
David M. Cote
president, CEO and member of the board. Cote succeeds
Lawrence A. Bossidy
, who remains chairman and member of the board until his retirement in June.