ALCAN PACKAGING FOOD AMERICAS The film extruder in Chicago named Frank Kitchel vice president of marketing for meat and dairy flexibles.
AZEK BUILDING PRODUCTS INC. The cellular PVC trim and decking extruder in Moosic, Pa., named Brian Kincaid vice president of marketing.
BIOGRADE LTD. The maker of sustainable-packaging materials in Melbourne, Australia, named two business development managers: Martin Kapsa in Baden-Baden, Germany, and James Beck in Blaine, Wash.
DYNEON LLC The fluoropolymer producer in Oakdale, Minn., named Robert Moore national business director and Dawn McArthur national sales manager.
ERMAFA TECHNOLOGIES GMBH The auxiliary equipment maker in Chemnitz, Germany, named Grahame Leach technology director.
EUROPEAN BIOPLASTICS EV Andy Sweetman, market development manager for Innovia Films Ltd. in Wigton, England, was named chairman of the trade association in Berlin.
GRAHAM PACKAGING CO. LP The blow molder in York, Pa., named David Bullock chief financial officer.
GREINER PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL The packaging firm in Kremsmunster, Austria, named Gunter AusserwÃ¶ger head of Kavo, its blow molded products division.
INDUSTRIAL DESIGNERS SOCIETY OF AMERICA The trade group in Dulles, Va., named Brian Vogel interim executive director. IDSA expects to name a permanent executive director in about six months.
INJECTRONICS CORP. The injection molding and packaging firm in Clinton, Mass., named Mike Simmons vice president of engineering.
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES AF SCA The polyolefins producer in Rotterdam, Netherlands, named James Gallogly CEO, succeeding Volker Trautz, who is retiring.
MASTERFLOW UK LTD. Chris Whitlam, former national sales manager for Sandretto UK and MasterFlow AB, has formed the company in Ossett, England, to market hot-runner systems.
MATERIA INC. The Pasadena, Calif.-based company, which commercializes olefin metathesis catalyst technology, named Timothy McCarthy vice president of marketing and sales.
NDI CORP. The foam products maker in Moonachie, N.J., named Robert Virella chief operating officer.
PLASCON GROUP The packaging supplier in Traverse City, Mich., named Bob Robke sales manager for its line of form-fitting poly liners in its Plasport division.
PORTOLA PACKAGING INC. The closure and container maker in Batavia, Ill., named Kevin Kwilinski CEO and president.
SUMITOMO (SHI) DEMAG PLASTICS MACHINERY GMBH The maker of all-electric injection molding machinery in Schwaig, Germany, named Shaun Dean chief operating officer.
U.S. SAFETY The manufacturer of personal protective equipment in Lenexa, Kan., named Bob Egan vice president of sales and marketing.
WITTMANN BATTENFELD GMBH The manufacturer of injection molding equipment based in Kottingbrunn, Austria, named Bogdan Nestor general manager of its new sales and service subsidiary, Wittmann Battenfeld srl in Bucharest, Romania.
XALOY INC. The screw and barrel maker in New Castle, Pa., named Jeffrey Huskey vice president of global original equipment sales and Steven Purcell vice president of North American operations.
Hamad Al-Terkait, CEO and president of EQUATE PETROCHEMICAL CO. KSCC, a producer of polyethylene and ethylene glycol in Safat, Kuwait, is being retained for a second term as vice chairman of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. HAMMERMILL GLASS INC., a manufacturer of milled glass products derived from fiberglass waste in Walterboro, S.C., named Jonathan O'Leary vice president of sales and marketing. ... LAKE IMAGE SYSTEMS INC., a manufacturer of vision control and verification equipment and software headquartered in Henrietta, N.Y., named two direct sales representatives: Jan Hommema for the upper Midwest and Northwest, and Kristin Rukas for Illinois and Wisconsin.