Clariant Ltd., Switzerland, has named Peter Brandenberg to head its Textile, Leather & Paper Business division.
Mark A. Banash has joined Nanocomp Technologies Inc., Concord, N.H., as vice president of engineering.
Globaltex Inc., Davidson, N.C., has promoted Jose Antonio “Pepe” Diaz-Llaneza II to vice president of sales, marketing and development.
Concordia Fibers, Coventry, R.I., has appointed Debra Masso medical manufacturing manager, and Ian Christianson quality assurance and regulatory affairs manager, Medical division.
The Board of Directors of Unifi Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has elected William L. Jasper president and CEO; R. Roger Berrier Jr. executive vice president of sales, marketing and Asian operations; and Ronald L. Smith vice president of finance and treasurer. Berrier and Jasper also have joined the Board of Directors as well as the Executive Committee, which also includes Unifi Chairman Stephen Wener and Executive Committee Chairman G. Alfred Webster.
Dyneon LLC, Oakdale, Minn., has named Netha N. Johnson president and general manager.
Tandematic Inc., Spartanburg, has named Lucille Young Hooper president, effective December 1, 2007. Hooper succeeds Bill Young, who will remain chairman of the board. James McSwain Young has been appointed executive vice president.
Polymer Group Inc., Charlotte, has elected Wade D. Nesmith to its Board of Directors, and has appointed Gregory A. Crawford vice president, general manager of North America.
Oxford Industries Inc., Atlanta, has named Anne M. Shoemaker vice president and treasurer.
Atlanta-based Messe Frankfurt Inc. has promoted Daniel McKinnon to executive vice president.
Robert Agnes has joined Paris-based Lectra as president, Asia-Pacific.