Marty Moran Appointed CEO Of Buhler Quality Yarns

Jefferson, Ga.-based spinner Buhler Quality Yarns Corp. has named Marty Moran CEO. Moran has taken
the position following the retirement of Werner Bieri, who served the company for nearly 30 years,
first as a managing director with Switzerland-based parent company Hermann Bühler AG and later as
president and CEO of the U.S. subsidiary after it was established in 1996.

“I am very excited to be a part of the Buhler Quality Yarn team. Since 1996 Werner Bieri and
the people here have built a terrific reputation for quality and service,” Moran said. “My goal is
to continue this tradition and help guide Buhler Quality Yarns through the many challenges the
entire textile industry faces so we will be able to grow and prosper. Everyone here would like to
thank Werner for his commitment and service, and we wish him all the best in his retirement.”

Moran previously served for six years as CEO of RadiciSpandex Corp., Gastonia, N.C. A
graduate of North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles, he began his career at Dixie
Yarns Inc. — now The Dixie Group Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn. — where he was involved in cotton yarn


Marty Moran

July 2, 2013