Jones Apparel Group Inc., New York City, has named Aru Kulkarni president of sales, Women’s Wholesale Sportswear Division.
Germany-based Karl Mayer Textilmaschinenfabrik GmbH has named Dr. Michael Fiedler managing director, Karl Mayer Malimo.
Israel-based Tefron Ltd.’s Board of Directors has appointed Zvi Limon director.
Grand Rapids, Mich.-based X-Rite Inc. has named Dave Rawden interim CFO. Vice President and Controller Brad Freiburger will expand his responsibilities to include planning and analysis.
Glen Raven Custom Fabrics-Americas, Glen Raven, N.C., has promoted Gina Wicker to design and creative director; and Greg Voorhis to decorative fabrics design manager. The company has also named Sara Hall technical design manager.
Hologenix LLC, Huntington Beach, Calif., has elected Tom Davin, Panda Restaurant Group Inc., to its Board of Directors.
Valdese, N.C.-based Valdese Weavers LLC has appointed Jason Earles vice president of sales and marketing, Circa 1801 division; and Robert P. “Bob” Walters vice president of customer relations.
Monroe, N.C.-based Goulston Technologies Inc. has named Gordon Magee president and COO; Takahiko Yamashita, executive vice president; Fred Edwards, director of sales and marketing; Srinivasan Ranganathan, director of technology; Dale Stoller, director of operations; Alan Gold, treasurer and assistant secretary; and Takuya Matsumoto, secretary.
The National Textile Association (NTA), Boston, has awarded University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth textile engineering student Jennifer Hunt the NTA Bronze Medal for Highest Distinction.
The North Carolina State University College of Textiles, Raleigh, N.C., has named Marshal Cohen, The NPD Group, 2008 Leader of the Year.