ALCOA INC. - The packaging maker in Pittsburgh named William Coad president of Reynolds Food Packaging. Coad was an executive vice president for Solo Cup Co. of Highland Park, Ill.
ARVINMERITOR INC. - The automotive supplier in Troy, Mich., named Philip Martens senior vice president of the company and president of its light-vehicle systems business, succeeding Juan De La Riva, who is retiring. Martens most recently was chief operating officer and president of Plastech Engineered Products Inc.
ASSOCIATED MATERIALS INC. - The building products manufacturer in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, named Thomas Chieffe chief executive officer and president effective Oct. 2.
BATTENFELD GLOUCESTER ENGINEERING CO. INC. - The extruder maker in Gloucester, Mass., named German Laverde director of new business development and Scott MacDonald manager of marketing and communications.
FREUDENBERG-NOK GP - The automotive seal and gasket maker in Plymouth, Mich., named John Batchik vice president of quality.
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. - The Fairfield, Conn.-based conglomerate named Lloyd Trotter chief executive officer and president of GE Industrial and a GE vice chairman. GE Industrial includes plastics, advanced materials, consumer and industrial, security, sensing, Fanuc, inspection technologies and equipment services.
GOLDMAN SACHS INTERNATIONAL - The investment banking firm in London named James Yong executive director of sales and marketing for global plastics and petrochemicals.
JOHNSON CONTROLS INC. - Beda Bolzenius was named vice president of the company and president of its automotive unit in Plymouth, Mich. Johannes Roters succeeds Bolzenius as vice president and general manager for Europe, South Africa and South America.
STACKTECK SYSTEMS INC. - The injection mold maker in Brampton, Ontario, named Randy Yakimishyn chief executive officer and president.
TANDEM GROUP INC. - The manufacturers' representative in Muskego, Wis., named Mark Olson a sales representative.
UPONOR INC. - The pipe extruder in Apple Valley, Minn., named Anders Tollsten executive vice president.
WATLOW ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING CO. - The auxiliary equipment maker in St. Louis named Dat Hua China sales director, based in Shanghai; Chiun How Teng original equipment manufacturer sales engineer for Asia, based in Singapore; Anthony Tan sales director for Southeast Asia and Australia; and Kazunori Shimizu sales manager for Japan.
WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER CORP. - The auxiliary equipment maker in Lincoln, R.I., named Heine Heininga sales manager for gravure printing presses.
BRAMPTON ENGINEERING INC., a maker of blown film equipment in Brampton, Ontario, named Paul Carter an area sales manager. ... DAIKIN AMERICA INC., a fluorochemical manufacturer in Orangeburg, N.Y., named Rick Brenneman senior technical sales representative and Graham Mac Innis technical sales representative for the Midwest and West Coast, respectively; and Frank Adamsky market development manager for its Unidyne products. ... DAVIS-STANDARD LLC, a machinery manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Robert Daboub regional sales manager for pipe and profiles. ... F&D PLASTICS INC., a compounder and color concentrates maker in Leominster, Mass., named Germain Arch- ambault senior account manager for the firm's new office in Montreal. ... JET EDGE INC. a water-jet technology company in St. Michael, Minn., named Antoine Deproost international sales engineer. ... LEHIGH TECHNOLOGIES LLC, a maker of engineered rubber powder in Naples, Fla., named Michael Grubb director of sales and marketing for plastics and specialty materials. ... NDC INFRARED ENGINEERING INC. a supplier of sensors and measurement equipment in Irwindale, Calif., named Joel Robinson product engineer.