January 2003

Burlington Industries Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has appointed
Joseph L. Gorga executive vice president, North American operations. In addition,
Burlington has expanded the duties of
Peter Liu, president, Burlington WorldWide, Hong Kong, to include all global
commercial activities for apparel fabrics.
Jim Sells has been named vice president, global operations support.

Mt. Olive, N.J.-based
BASF Corp. has named
Donald J. McGrath vice president, corporate communications for North America.
Tim Blount has been promoted to manager, marketing, Commercial Carpet Fiber
Products, at the company’s Dalton, Ga., location.

Saurer Inc., Charlotte, has named
Mac Lattam senior vice president of sales for Barmag and Neumag equipment, North

Honeywell, Morris Township, N.J., has named
Tony DiLucente vice president, Carpet Fibers.

Collins & Aikman Corp., Troy, Mich., has appointed
Christopher J. Richard senior vice president, global commercial fabric sales and
product design.

Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA), Alexandria, Va., has
Richard H. Ekfelt president and CEO.



Jürgen Dormann, chairman of the board,
ABB Group, Switzerland, has assumed the additional title of CEO. In addition, the
Power Technology Products and Utilities divisions have been merged to form Power Technologies, led
Peter Smits. The Automation Technology Products and Industries divisions also have
been merged to form Automation Technologies, led by
Dinesh Paliwal.

January 2003