Atlanta-based Oxford Industries Inc. has appointed Michael Miller president, Oxford Slacks. He succeeds R. Larry Johnson, who has retired.
Eduard Küsters Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, has appointed Benno Fonrobert, Ph.D., head of the newly created Innovation Management unit.
Caroline Scherb has joined Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Switzerland, as head of communications.
Outlast Technologies Inc., Boulder, Colo., has named Raj Pillai managing director, Outlast Technologies India.
Kellwood Co., St. Louis, has named Gary F. Simmons president, Gerber Childrenswear.
The New York City-based Warnaco Group Inc. has appointed Sheree Waterson president, Speedo® North America.
Batson Group Inc., Greenville, has appointed Michael Tobiasz area sales manager for Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Canada.
ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa., has awarded the 2004 ASTM International Harold DeWitt Smith Memorial Award to Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D.
Glen Raven Custom Fabrics LLC, Glen Raven, N.C., has promoted Hal Hunnicutt to market manager, Residential Furniture; and Suzie Roberts to market manager, Casual Furniture. Anderson Hicks has joined the company's design team.
Tandus US Inc., Dalton, Ga., has made the following appointments: Ralph Grogan, senior vice president, Tandus; Jeff Raabe, senior vice president, Tandus; Tom Ellis, vice president, sales, Tandus Specialized; Wallace J. Hammel, senior vice president, Tandus; Dan Mayfield, vice president, manufacturing, C&A Floorcoverings; and Warren Deviney, vice president, operations, C&A Floorcoverings.
Russell Corp., Atlanta, has promoted Calvin Johnston to CEO of Russell Athletic.
WestPoint Stevens Inc., West Point, Ga., has appointed Geralyn "Geri" Wetmore vice president, department and specialty stores and catalogue sales.
Honeywell Specialty Materials, Morris Township, N.J., has named Bernard Pellereau president, Europe.
England-based Biscor Ltd. has appointed Liz Baker marketing manager.
East Greenville, Pa.- based KnollTextiles has appointed Dorothy Cosonas creative director.
Reidsville, N.C.-based Boehme Filatex Inc. has appointed Daniel Hode sales representative for most of the non-Korean-owned textile industry in Central America.
Switzerland-based SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG has appointed Kurt Eugster CEO.
Cleveland-based Astrup Co. has promoted Ronald J. Paratore to manager, and Dan Lister to assistant manager, Illinois Distribution Center.
NSC Nonwoven, France, has named Jean-Philippe Dumon sales manager.
Peach State Labs Inc., Rome, Ga., has named Michael Grigat director, fluorine research.
C. L. Hauthaway & Sons Corp., Lynn, Mass., has appointed Ted Johnson general manager.
Spartanburg-based Tietex International Ltd. has named Beth Hunt head of the Ticking Division. Hunt replaces Ron Weaver, who has retired.
Josh Cheng has joined Dallas-based Celanese Corp. as president of Celanese China.