September/October 2008

DyStar Textilfarben GmbH & Co. Deutschland KG, Germany, has named
J. Mark Allan president and CEO.

Princeton, N.J.-based
TRI/Princeton has named
Dr. Michael Drzewinski president.

The Germany-based
Hohenstein Institutes has appointed
Samuel B. Moore US projects manager.

St. Louis-based
Kellwood Co. has appointed
Michael W. Kramer president and CEO, Women’s Clothing Business; and
Brenda Palmer vice president of licensing.

NDC Infrared Engineering Ltd., Irwindale, Calif., has named
Vince Tabone director of customer care, the Americas.

New York City-based
Yunique Solutions Inc. has appointed
Theresa L. Fortier director of product development strategy.

New York City-based
AnnTaylor Stores Corp. has named
Brian E. Lynch president of corporate operations, in addition to his current title
as president of the company’s Factory Division.
Michael J. Nicholson, executive vice president and CFO, will expand his
responsibilities to include information technology and global procurement.

Avery Dennison‘s  Pasadena, Calif.-based
Retail Information Services Group has appointed
Robert Cornick vice president and general manager of the Printer Systems Division.


Smithers Rapra has promoted
Michael Day to managing director. The company has appointed
Jim Dowey president of Smithers Scientific Services, Smithers Rapra and iSmithers.

Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based
Entegrion has named
Michael Galiger manufacturing and engineering manager.

Knights Apparel Inc. has named
Donnie Hodge president and COO.

Greensboro, N.C.-based
VF Corp.‘s Board of Directors has appointed
Charles V. “Chip” Bergh a director. The company also has promoted
Karen Murray to president, Sportswear Coalition.

Natick, Mass.-based
Cognex Corp. has named
Robert Willett president, Modular Vision Systems Division.

Australian Wool Innovation Ltd., Australia, has awarded Shanghai-based fashion
Qiu Hao the 2008 Woolmark Prize.

The Textile Museum, Washington, has named
Dr. Jon Thompson winner of the 2008 George Hewitt Myers Award.


Liz Claiborne Inc., New York City, has appointed
Evon L. Jones senior vice president and chief information officer.

Iselin, N.J.-based
Maidenform Brands Inc. has appointed
Maurice S. Reznik CEO and member of the Board of Directors. The board has named
Thomas J. Ward chairman.

Israel-based Tefron Ltd.’s Board of Directors has appointed
Adi Livneh CEO.

Cintas Corp., Cincinnati, has promoted
David R. Wheeler to vice president, global production and logistics.

Market Center Management Co. has named
Rosemarie Ojavo sales manager of technology for
GlobalTex: L.A. International Textile Fair.

Koelnmesse GmbH, Germany, has named
Bettina Glamsch product manager,
IMB 2009: World of Textile Processing; and
IMB-Forum: Information Technology for the Textile Processing and Apparel Industry.

Minnetonka, Minn.- based
NatureWorks LLC has named
Marc Verbruggen president and CEO.

Auburn, Ala.-based
V2 Composites Inc. has appointed
David Maas business development manager. The company also has promoted
Jodi Harper to sales and marketing coordinator.