Stefan Flöth was named a managing director of Germany-based A. Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG effective January 1, 2019.
John Sobchak was appointed to the newly created position of CFO for Gelest Inc., Morrisville, Pa.
Aurora Specialty Textiles has named Erik Nees sales account manager where he will oversee industrial sales including tape, bedding, medical and technical textiles applications.
Downlite, Mason, Ohio, has named Lisa Pruett chief sales and marketing officer.
Katia Walsh was named chief strategy and artificial intelligence officer for San Francisco-based Levi Strauss & Co.
Atlanta-based brrr° recently added Molly Kremidas and Valentina Henao to its sales team.
Switzerland-based SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG has named Roman Haefeli head of sales.
Ketty Pillet has joined Gerber Technology, Tolland, Conn., as vice president of global marketing.
Austria-based The Lenzing Group has named Jürgen Eizinger vice president of Global Business Management nonwovens division effective March 1, 2019. His focus will be on creating awareness for the VEOCEL™ sustainable brand, as well as leading the development and implementation of various business strategies.