APPLIED EXTRUSION TECHNOLOGIES INC. - The film extruder in New Castle, Del., named Thomas Mohr chief executive officer and president.
CADENCE INNOVATION LLC - The Troy, Mich.-based, Tier 1 injection molder of automotive interior and exterior components named Brian Berlenbach vice president and general manager for its Ford business unit.
CONAIR GROUP INC. - The Pittsburgh-based manufacturer of auxiliary equipment named Larry Doyle vice president of marketing.
COVALENCE SPECIALTY MATERIALS CORP. - The film maker in Princeton, N.J., named Layle Smith chief executive officer and president.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC - The machinery manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Rick Keller vice president of sales for converting systems.
DOW CHEMICAL CO. - The resin maker in Midland, Mich., named Patti Temple Rocks vice president of global communications and reputation. Bill Banholzer, corporate vice president and chief technology officer, has been elected to the governing council of the National Academy of Engineering of Washington.
ENVIRO PLASTICS INC. - The Forth Worth, Texas-based rotational molder named Barbara Arnold-Feret manager of business development.
FLAMBEAU INC. - The injection and blow molder in Baraboo, Wis., named John Wingfield managing director of Flambeau EuroPlast Ltd. in Ramsgate, England.
HOME PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL INC. - The injection molder in Chicago named Joe Lacambra vice president of operations.
IN-MOLD DECORATING ASSOCIATION - The Scottsdale, Ariz., trade group named Larry Buck to the board. Buck is director of in-mold operations at Xtreme Graphics of Inver Grove Heights, Minn.
JACKSON PLASTICS INC. - Basketball star Jamal Mashburn, who has a stake in the injection molder in Nicholasville, Ky., was named to the "Legends in Business" team created by the National Basketball Association and CareerBuilder.com to promote diversity recruitment among employers and career development among young people.
SOCIETY OF THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY INC. - The Washington-based trade association named Melissa Hockstad senior technical director.
TERVIS TUMBLER CO. - The insulated drinkware maker in North Venice, Fla., named Marie-Christine Girton sales manager, Mi Richter business development manager, Joanne Wood-Ellison e-commerce marketing manager and William Giambra continuous improvement leader.
WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC. - The injection molder in Lionville, Pa., named Fran DeGrazio vice president of marketing and strategic business development.
* FITZ CHEM CORP., a raw materials distributor in Itasca, Ill., named Russel Rhoads a technical industry account representative. ... SPIREX CORP., an auxiliary equipment maker in Youngstown, Ohio, named George Jansen north-central regional manager in Overland Park, Kan. ... Kathleen Bader of TEXTRON INC., an industrial conglomerate in Providence, R.I., was awarded the Rachel Carson award by the National Audubon Society in New York for her work championing the environment.