California Fashion Association, Los Angeles, has elected
Won Kim, Fineman West & Co. LLP, to its Advisory Board.
Loves Park, Ill.-based Zenith Cutter Co. has appointed Paul Nissen Midwest sales engineer.
Paris-based Messe Frankfurt France S.A.S. will award Manix Wong the Dinard 2010 Grand Prix Homme at Texworld, to be held September 13-16 in Paris.
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, has named Stephanie Hartwig, men's jeans division, and Becca Pierce, women's jeans division, winners of the first Denim Runway competition.
The American Apparel and Footwear Association, Arlington, Va., has named Killick Datta, International Brand Partners LLC, chairman of the Board of Directors.
The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), Dalton, Ga., has named Georgina Sikorski CARE Person of the Year.
The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle Park, N.C., has awarded Dr. S. Kay Obendorf, Cornell University, the Olney Medal for outstanding achievements in textile chemistry; Dr. Martin John Bide, University of Rhode Island, the Harold C. Chapin Award for outstanding service to the association; and Nestor Beyer Knoepfler (deceased) the Henry E. Millson Award for Invention for his work developing a flame-retardant treatment for cotton batting.
Shaw Industries Group Inc., Dalton, Ga., has named Bob Burton divisional vice president, Tuftex product management and marketing.