4M CARBON FIBER CORP. — The manufacturer of carbon fiber and oxidized PAN fiber in Knoxville, Tenn., named Rob Klawonn CEO.
AMERICAN ARCHITECTURAL MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION — The trade group in Schaumburg, Ill., named Janice Yglesias CEO and president, succeeding Rich Walker.
ASTM INTERNATIONAL — The standards-development firm in West Conshohocken, Pa., honored John Kurdziel, chief engineer at Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. in Hilliard, Ohio, with the Frank W. Reinhart & Henry "Butch" Kuhlman Award from ASTM International's committee on plastic piping systems for faithful and significant contributions in furthering the cause of sound and effective plastic piping standardization.
BASF SE — The chemical and resin supplier in Ludwigshafen, Germany, named Martin Brudermüller chairman, succeeding Kurt Bock.
ELANTAS PDG INC. — The supplier of specialty resins for electrical/electronics applications in St. Louis named Eric Persinger business development lead for its flexible electrical insulation product line.
EXTERIOR TECHNOLOGIES INC. — The manufacturer of daylighting systems and custom facades in Pittsburgh named Tim Metcalfe technical sales engineer.
FLORACHEM CORP. — The manufacturer of renewable, bio-based ingredients and products in Jacksonville, Fla., named Jon Leonard CEO and president, succeeding Steve McAlister, who will continue as a board member.
POLYONE CORP. — The compounder and distributor in Avon Lake, Ohio, named Michael Garratt interim president of specialty engineered materials, succeeding Craig Nikrant, who is pursuing an opportunity outside of PolyOne. Giuseppe Di Salvo was named vice president of investor relations and Justin Hess vice president, corporate controller.
SIEMENS PLM SOFTWARE — The provider of software solutions in Plano, Texas, named Brenda Discher senior vice president for strategy and marketing.
TEKNI-PLEX INC. — The packaging manufacturer in Wayne, Pa., named Dan Lazas senior director of sales optimization, medical components.
VENTURE PLASTICS INC. — The custom injection molder in Newton Falls, Ohio, named Saul Flores project engineer.
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP. — The manufacturer of petrochemicals and polymers in Houston named Roger Kearns executive vice president of vinyls chemicals.