January 2005

Bernardo Fashions, New York City, has named
Suzanne Moore senior sales executive, Sportswear.


The Waverly division of
F. Schumacher & Co., New York City, has appointed
Lynne Hopkins director, design, wovens, Waverly Lifestyle Group.

Orange, Conn.-based
KX Industries LP has promoted
Donald Caulfield to president and CFO.

Merrilee Galloway has joined
Koch Membrane Systems Inc., Wilmington, Mass., as commercial manager, Municipal
Business Group.


Monroe, Ga.-based
Avondale Mills Inc. has appointed
South Bryan vice president, cotton sourcing, Avondale Manufacturing Services.

Gerber Technology Inc., Tolland, Conn., has made the following appointments:
Hal Osthus, executive director, product management;
Todd Rhodes, director, hardware systems product management;
Jessica Hunt, regional marketing manager, Americas; and
Cheryl Tuttle, public relations specialist.

Mac Cheek has joined
Regal Manufacturing Co. & Rubyco, Canada, as general manager.


At the Wool Forum, held recently in Shanghai, the
International Wool Textile Organisation, Belgium, elected
Richard Seizer and
Antonio Leitao to its Executive Committee.

Nano-Tex LLC, Emeryville, Calif., has appointed
Rita Ratskoff vice president, business development, Midwest accounts; and
Eileen Abajian vice president, business development, West Coast accounts.

Stork Prints BV, The Netherlands, has appointed
José Assini Pedro head of Stork Prints Brazil, with responsibility for Latin

Woolrich Inc., Woolrich, Pa., has named
Steven Fuller designer, men’s sportswear.

The Fairfax, Va.-based
Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has elected the following members to
its 2005 Board of Directors:
Kerry Gillespie, Gillespie Graphics, chairman;
David Van Veldhuizen, The Mitographers Inc., first vice chairman;
Scott McLean, Decals Inc., second vice chairman;
James Gill, Spectra Inc., associate vice chairman;
Larry Kleiboeker, Universal Graphics, treasurer; and
Kent Yunker, Yunker Industries, secretary. Printers
Tim Markley, Markley Enterprise;
Carl Baldwin, Falcon Graphics; and
Eric Henry, T S Designs Inc., were elected to three-year terms on the board. The
association also elected
Jane Cedrone, VUTEk, to a three-year term representing SGIA’s supplier members.

Rancho Dominguez, Calif.-based
Techmer PM has appointed
Kenneth E. Jacobson vice president and general manager, Fibers Division.


Oscar de la Renta Ltd., New York City, has appointed
Giuseppe Celio CFO.

Jakob Müller AG, Switzerland, has named
Jenson Mai general manager, Jakob Müller Hong Kong China Ltd.

Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., has named
Andrew N. Liveris president and CEO, and
Charles J. Kalil corporate vice president and general counsel.

Sanjay Mandal, Ph.D., has joined the research and development team at Midland,
AEGIS Environments.

Lanxess AG, Germany, has appointed
Rolf Stromberg, Ph.D., chairman designate of its Supervisory Board.


The Board of Directors of
Russell Corp., Atlanta, has elected
Robert D. Koney Jr. senior vice president and has named
Rebecca Mathias to the board.

Gildan Activewear Inc., Montreal, has elected
Gonzalo F. Valdes-Fauli to the Board of Directors.

Haggar Corp., Dallas, has promoted
John W. Feray to senior vice president and chief accounting officer, and
David Yarbrough to senior vice president, Horizon Group.

January 2005