November/December 2023

Jeff Crisco

Jeff Crisco was named president of Asheboro Elastic Corp. (AEC Narrow Fabrics), Asheboro, N.C. He will work closely with current CEO Charles Adams until he retires at the end of the year to ensure a smooth leadership transition.

Dr. Andreas Raps has been named CEO and Marco Altherr CFO of Germany-based Freudenberg Performance Materials, effective January 1, 2024.

Wes Fisher, director of Government Affairs with the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., was named a 2023 Top Lobbyist by the National Institute for Lob-bying and Ethics (NILE).

Anne Cavassa

PrimaLoft Inc., Latham, N.Y., has appointed Anne Cavassa president.

The French Textile Machinery Association (UCMTF), Paris, named Mireille Jautzy secretary general. She replaced Christian Guinet who retired.

Delos Custom Rugs & Carpet, Calhoun, Ga., recently hired Lacey Stinnett as director of design and Tina Johnson as business development manager.

Paris-based Chargeurs PCC has promoted Giorgio Marcarino to worldwide chief commercial officer. Francisco Ros has moved into the role of general manager, EMEA, vacated by Marcarino. In addition, the company has hired Luca Faccioli as chief information officer and Bertrand Venault as chief people officer.

Home Furnishings International, Gaffney, S.C. has added Bally Faudar as senior vice president and Erin Gallagher-Brinskele as vice president, Kitchen Textiles. Both hires report to Amy Bell, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.

Shawn Curran

Gap Inc. veteran Shawn Curran has joined Baltimore-based Under Armour as chief supply chain officer. He reports to President and CEO Stephanie Linnartz.

South Korea-based Hyosung recently appointed Laura Nilo U.S. marketing manager, West Coast; and Christiane Rauch was named senior consultant, Northern Europe–Hyosung Spandex.

Minette Bellingan was named COO of Germany-based C&A Europe.

November/December 2023