Tarrant Apparel Group, Los Angeles, has appointed David N. Burke CFO.
The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., has appointed Steve Ogle technical director.
The Hermann Group, Germany, has promoted Thomas Hermann to CEO, Sales & Finances. Hermann will continue his role as president and CEO of Hermann Ultrasonics Inc., Bartlett, Ill. Uwe Peregi will serve as executive vice president and general manager, Hermann Ultrasonics Inc.
Culp Inc., High Point, N.C., has appointed Kenneth R. Bowling CFO.
Woolmark Market Intelligence, the marketing arm of The Woolmark Co., Australia, has appointed Roberto Cardellino as its Uruguay-based agent.
Formed Fiber Technologies Inc., Auburn, Maine, has appointed Mark Bennett president and CEO. Bennett succeeds David MacMahon , who has retired. MacMahon now serves as vice chairman of the company’s Board of Directors.
Atlanta-based Interface Inc. has named Harold Paisner to its Board of Directors.
Polymer Group Inc., Charlotte, has appointed Veronica M. “Ronee” Hagen CEO and member of the Board of Directors.
Jones Apparel Group, Bristol, Pa., has named Wesley R. Card CFO.
Valdese Weavers, Valdese, N.C., has promoted Joel R. Crisp to vice president, Global Operations.
Springs Global US Inc., Fort Mill, S.C., has named Derrick Anderson vice president, sheet merchandising; and Rich Langone vice president, creative development.
The American Textile History Museum, Washington, awarded Ed Stevens , museum chairman emeritus, the President’s Distinguished Service Award at its President’s Society Dinner.
Albemarle Corp., Richmond, Va., has named John Dabkowski vice president, business development; Luc van Muylem vice president, polymer additives; and Steve LeVan , vice president, flame retardants.
VF Corp., Greensboro, N.C., has appointed Aidan O’Meara president, VF Asia Pacific.
Outlast Technologies Inc., Boulder, Colo., has named Sachiko Sasayama to its sales operations team, Ashley Tilman marketing assistant, Carolyn Pettz customer service representative, and Jamie Nash administrative assistant.
The Precision Textiles division of Precision Custom Coatings LLC, Totowa, N.J., has named Edward Kowalski vice president, emerging markets.
Howard Dietch has joined Official Pillowtex LLC, New York City, as manager and overseer of the Cannon and Cannon Royal Family brands.
Richard Farb has joined Gerber Technology, Tolland, Conn., as strategic product data management/product lifecycle management account manager.
Mayer & Cie. GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, has named Karl-Heinz Dommes and Marcus Mayer managing directors.
Finetex Technology Global, Diamond Bar, Calif., has named Youngho Woo COO.
Per Bringle has joined Eton Systems AB, Sweden, as North American area manager.
Duluth, Ga.-based Delta Apparel Inc. has elected Elizabeth J. Gatewood, Ph.D. , to its Board of Directors.
Kellwood Co., St. Louis, has promoted Jesse C. P. Zee to chairman, and Gerald “Gerry” Rhoads to managing director, Smart Shirts Ltd. The company has named Stephen R. Beluk Jr. vice president, internal audit, Kellwood; and Michael T. Gilson senior vice president, finance, Smart Shirts.
Prof. Dr. h. c. Josef Kurz , deputy director of the Hohenstein Institutes, Germany, and head of its Global Strategies Division, recently celebrated 50 years at the institutes.
Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH, Germany, has appointed Dr. Martin Prillman managing director.