Guilford Mills Inc., Greensboro,
N.C., has announced the appointment of Herb Briggs as president of Guilford Home Fashions.
In his new role, Briggs will lead the expansion of the Guilford home Fashions businesses and oversee product development, brand positioning, nationwide sales and the manufacturing facilities in Herkimer, N.Y.
Briggs joins the company from Primex International Corp., Where he served as executive vice president.
Wellman Inc., Shrewsbury N.J., has recently announced that the company has elected Thomas M. Duff as chairman and CEO; Clifford J. Christenson as president and chief operating officer; and Richard F. Heitmiller as chairman of the committee of independent directors of the Wellman board of directors.
Springs Industries Inc., Middleton Wis., has announced that Ronald W. Zabel has joined the company as president of Springs Window Fashions Division Inc.
Zabel joins the comapny from Worldwide Sports and Recreation where he served as president and CEO.
Woolrich Inc., Woolrich, Pa., has recently named Charles E. Aides senior vice president, apparel manufacturing and sourcing.
Aides has been with the company since 1989, and was named vice president of apparel manufacturing and sourcing in 1994.
The International Design Guild, Atlanta, has named Christopher P. Ramey as president.
The Dixie Group, Chattanooga , Tenn., has appointed Gary A. Harmon as vice president and chief financial officer.