COOKSON PLC — The London-based plastic molding and materials group appointed Bryan Nicholson a nonexecutive director and chairman designate. Nicholson replaces the current chairman, Robert Malpas, who retires Oct. 1. Nicholson is a director of the automotive components group LucasVarity plc.
FRENCH PLASTICS PRODUCERS' ASSOCIATION — Dominique Huillard, head of Elf Atochem's vinyl products division, was elected president of Paris-based SPMP (Syndicat des Producteurs de Matieres Plastiques). He had been head of the chemicals group's vinyl compounds division.
MOHAWK PLASTICS INC. — The Riviera Beach, Fla., manufacturer of institutional can liners named A. Scott McGlamory director of sales and marketing.
ROTONICS MANUFACTURING INC. — Bob Gawlik was named chief operating officer of the Gardena, Calif., rotational molder. He had been general manager of Bonar Plastics North America's Oregon division.
STADIUM GROUP PLC — Peter Good was appointed sales and marketing director of the plastics division of the Hartlepool, England-based custom injection molder. Good formerly held a similar senior marketing position at McKechnie Plastic Components Ltd.
Richard Blake was named president of HURCO MACHINE TOOL PRODUCTS of Indianapolis. ... Philippe Hardy was named sales and marketing director of wire and cable polymer systems for Cleveland's M.A. HANNA CO., with responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He takes on the newly created post at Assesse, Belgium. ... West Chester, Pa.-based VICTREX USA INC., a division of thermoplastics producer and supplier Victrex plc, named Kevin Jennings North American marketing manager. ... WOODBRIDGE FOAM CORP. of Mississauga, Ontario, named Hugh Sloan Jr. deputy chairman of the board and Bob Magee president of the Woodbridge Group. ... IPI INTERNATIONAL INC., a supplier of liquid polyurethane foam systems, named Geoffrey Crenson plant manager and Karen Pleasanton assistant plant manager at its Elkton, Md., facility. ... Shrink wrap machinery manufacturer ARPAC LP named Ron Wolfe project manager for Integrated Packaging Systems. ... N.Y.-based holding company SKM APPLIED TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS named Thomas Deas Jr. chief financial officer. ... Robert Snaden was named sales manager of WEXCO CORP., the Lynchburg, Va., manufacturer of bimetallic cylinders. ... William MacIver was named manager of new business development for thermoplastic resin compounder M.A. HANNA ENGINEERED MATERIALS of Norcross, Ga. ... John Mulroney, president and chief operating officer of Philadelphia-based materials supplier ROHM AND HAAS CO., announced he will retire at the end of 1998. He will be succeeded by J. Michael Fitzpatrick, currently president and chief technology officer. J. Lawrence Wilson, chairman and chief executive officer of the firm, will retire by the end of 1999. Rajiv Gupta, vice president for electronic materials and Asia Pacific, will succeed Wilson. Gupta will be named vice chairman in January. ... KLOCKNER MEDIPAK of Clearwater, Fla., a maker of pharmaceutical and medical device packaging machinery and tooling, named Michael Tubridy president and Bill Whitesel general manager. ... Minneapolis-based INTERCIM, a supplier of factory information management systems, named John Todd vice president of sales and marketing.