ALCAN PACKAGING FOOD AMERICAS - The film extruder in Chicago named Gene Welsh vice president and general manager of meat and dairy flexibles for North America, and promoted Richard Company to vice president and general manager for South America.
CMD CORP. - The flexible packaging equipment maker in Appleton, Wis., named Jian Peng international sales director for the Asia-Pacific territory.
FORMASHAPE - The fabricator of fiberglass-reinforced products in Kelowna, British Columbia, named Bren Steele sales and marketing director and John Christie manufacturing engineering manager.
HITCO CARBON COMPOSITES INC. - The manufacturer of composite materials in Los Angeles named ex-Boeing Co. senior manager Edward Carson chief operating officer.
KUKA ROBOTICS CORP. - The industrial robot maker in Clinton Township, Mich., about 25 miles northeast of Detroit, named Stuart Shepherd president.
POLIMOON ASA - The rigid packaging and components manufacturer in Oslo, Norway, named new board members following its acquisition by Promens Inc. of Reykjavik, Iceland: Ragnhildur Geirsd¢ttir, chairman; and Jon Sigurdsson, Tor Geir Engrebretsen and Iva Kristinsson, directors.
RECOUP - John Simmons returned to his post as chief executive officer of the Peterborough, England-based organization that promotes bottle recycling. He succeeds his son, Andrew Simmons, who stepped down after five years to relocate to Australia.
RIVERDALE COLOR MANUFACTURING INC. - The liquid-color maker in Perth Amboy, N.J., named John Vandenbergh sales and marketing director.
SAS AUTOMATION LLC - The manufacturer of robotic end-of-arm tooling in Xenia, Ohio, named Ed Fors sales manager.
ARNCO INC., a supplier of polyurethane fill for tires in South Gate, Calif., named Mathew Hanson dean of Arnco University, its dealer education program. ... CLEARVIEW CAPITAL LLC, a private investment firm in Old Greenwich, Conn., named Matthew Blevins an analyst. ... INTELLIGENT GLOBAL POOLING SYSTEMS CO. LLC, a provider of radio-frequency-identification-tagged, all-plastic pallets in Orlando, Fla., named Susan Yoss chief financial officer. ... KLEERDEX CO. LLC, a thermoplastic alloy sheet producer in Bloomsburg, Pa., named Eric Zaslavsky Northeast region sales manager.