ALCOA FLEXIBLE PACKAGING - The film maker in Richmond, Va., named David Dumbleton technical director for new product development. Carol Rod was named manager of the firm's printing plant in Richmond. Pedro Escudero was named manager of the Alcoa Embalaje Flexible plant in Rubi, Spain.
BARLO PLASTICS NV - The sheet extruder in Geel, Belgium, named Patrick Masterson managing director, replacing Andre De Smet, who is leaving the company.
CINCINNATI EXTRUSION INC. - Hans-Jurgen Matthesius was named president of the Erlanger, Ky., company, a new subsidiary of Vienna, Austria-based extruder maker Cincinnati Extrusion GmbH. Matthesius had been vice president of the extrusion division of Krauss-Maffei Corp. in Florence, Ky.
FORTUNE PLASTICS INC. - The film maker in Old Saybrook, Conn., named Peter Buckley regional sales manager for the Northeast and Angela McQueen industrial sales specialist.
HUHTAMÃKI OYJ - The consumer packaging group in Espoo, Finland, announced that Mikko Kaukoranta has resigned as chief financial officer and executive board member. Executive Vice President Timo Salonen was named acting CFO.
JK MOLDS INC. - The mold maker in Upland, Calif., named Patrick Elliott vice president and Rodger Foster technical sales engineer.
LINPAC GROUP LTD. - David Williams resigned as managing director and chairman of the packaging and moldings producer in Birmingham, England. He was replaced by nonexecutive Chairman Bill Forrester. Williams will continue as president of the European Plastics Converters association in Brussels, Belgium.
NATIONAL FENESTRATION RATING COUNCIL - The nonprofit rating group in Silver Spring, Md., elected as chairman Marvin Stover of Mikron Industries Inc. in Kent, Wash.
REXAM PLC - Stefan Angwald resigned as chief executive officer in October after just five months in the post. He had replaced longtime CEO Rolf BÃ¶rjesson. The London-based packaging company has appointed Lars Emilson, group director responsible for its beverage cans business, as the new chief executive.
RHODIA ENGINEERING PLASTICS - The maker of engineering thermoplastics in Farmington Hills, Mich., named Charles Waldschmidt North America director, succeeding Philippe Guinot, who will relocate to Rhodia Polyamide headquarters in Lyon, France, to be global marketing director.
RUBBER & PLASTICS NEWS - The Akron, Ohio, trade newspaper named David Zielasko publisher, succeeding Bob Simmons, who will continue to oversee the publication's financial areas. RPN is a sister newspaper to Plastics News.
SHUMAN PLASTICS INC. - The resin compounder and recycler in Buffalo, N.Y., named Charles Shuman chairman and Kenneth Shuman president. Vice President Daniel Shuman also will serve as executive vice president.
TUPPERWARE CORP. - Gaylin Olson, group president of the Asia-Pacific region and emerging products, plans to retire at the end of the year from the Orlando, Fla.-based injection molder of food-storage products. David Halversen's role will be expanded from group president of Latin America and BeautiControl to include the Asia-Pacific region.
UNITED SOUTHERN INDUSTRIES INC. - The injection molder in Forest City, N.C., promoted Todd Bennett to president, replacing his father, Joe Bennett, who will remain chief executive officer.
* ALGA PLASTICS CO., a thermoformer in Cranston, R.I., named Brian Flynn account manager. ... AT PLASTICS INC., a film maker in Brampton, Ontario, named Ray Perez account manager for the Southeast. ... Fred Keller, founder and chief executive officer of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based injection molder CASCADE ENGINEERING INC., received the Lauren Wondergem Distinguished Business Partner award from Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids. ... CELANESE AG, a chemicals maker in Kronberg, Germany, named Andreas Pohlmann chairman and chief administrative officer, replacing Claudio Sonder, who retired. The firm also named David Weidman chief executive officer, Lyndon Cole vice chairman and executive vice president and Peter Jakobsmeier chief financial officer, replacing Perry Premdas, who left the company. ... ECKART AMERICA LP, a maker of metallic and special-effects products in Louisville, Ky., named Guy Decelles technical director. ... ENVIROTRONICS INC., a manufacturer of environmental test chambers in Grand Rapids, Mich., named Richard Kuczera its Northeast salesman. ... EXCEL POLYMERS LLC, a provider of elastomer materials and additives in Solon, Ohio, named Eric Qin regional purchasing manager in China. ... KASS AUTOMATION SYSTEMS INC., an auxiliary equipment maker in Carroll- ton, Texas, named Larry Zeleznak sales manager. ... Sheet and shapes producer KING PLASTIC CORP. of North Port, Fla., named Lynn Munz inside sales representative. ... KREYENBORG GMBH, a Munster, Germany-based filtration equipment maker, named Hilmar Heithorst sales manager. ... NEW ENGLAND EXTRUSION INC., a film extruder in Turners Falls, Mass., named Pat Schneider account manager for the upper Midwest. ... XENON CORP., a DVD bonding company in Woburn, Mass., named Kent Kipling vice president of operations.