ASSOCIATION OF PLASTIC RECYCLERS — The trade group in Washington named Kate Bailey chief policy director and Jazlin Lopez digital communications and analytics associate. Longtime film and flexible program director Sandi Childs is retiring.
BEACON MEDTECH SOLUTIONS — The medical molder in Leominster, Mass., named Joe Iannone business development manager and Henri Asselin vice president of engineering and technology.
BRASKEM SA — The thermoplastic resins producer in São Paulo named Roberto Bischoff CEO, succeeding Roberto Simões, who is leaving the company, effective Jan. 1.
CHEMICAL RECYCLING EUROPE — The trade group in Brussels reelected Carlos Monreal, founder and CEO of Plastic Energy in London, as president.
CONAIR GROUP — The auxiliary equipment manufacturer in Cranberry Township, Pa., named Auxiplast Inc. co-owners, Jean-François Continelli and David Marois, sales representative for Quebec and the Atlantic provinces of Canada.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC — The extrusion systems manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Anthony Toklo chief marketing officer.
DIVERSIFIED PLASTICS INC. — The Latta, S.C.-based rotational molder's business development manager, John C. Leek, has been elected to the board of the OpExChange.
Dow Inc. — The resin maker in Midland, Mich., earned recognition on three 2022 OUTstanding lists: LGBT+ Executives; LGBT+ Ally Executives; and LGBT+ Future Leaders for five leaders: Louis Vega, president, North America, and vice president, government affairs and advocacy; Javier Constante, president, Latin America; Amy Wilson, general counsel and corporate secretary; Neal Sheorey, vice president, coatings and performance monomers; and Erica Everett, global autonomous vehicles platform leader.
ENCOM POLYMERS INC. — The compounder in Evansville, Ind., named Josh Maddox executive vice president of operations and Larry Beard chief revenue officer.
GREINER PACKAGING — The packaging firm in Kremsmünster, Austria, named Beatrix Praeceptor CEO.
ICIS — Adriano Alfani, CEO of materials firm Versalis of Milan, received the Houston-based consulting group's 2022 ICIS Emerging Leader Award.
KRAUSSMAFFEI AG — The machinery manufacturer in Munich named Bob Martin global head of sales.
LS MTRON INJECTION MOLDING MACHINES USA — The machinery maker in Duluth, Ga., named John Wiley business development manager.
PLASMATREAT GMBH — The atmospheric plasma treatment firm in Steinhagen, Germany, named Magnus Buske head of research and development and Lukas Buske head of plasma applications and market segment manager battery. Both have joined its management team.
PLASTICS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION — The Washington-based trade association named Camille Gallo communications director and Matthew Glaser senior director, industry engagement.
RAUMEDIC AG — The medical and pharmaceutical component manufacturer in Helmbrechts, Germany, named Emöke Sogenbits chairwoman of Raumedic Estonia AS in Tallinn, Estonia.
REMBE INC. — The provider of venting, explosion protection and process safety products in Fort Mill, S.C., named Till Westerbarkey CEO, succeeding Gerd Mayer, who is retiring.
RENEWCO2 — The monomer production from CO2 research company in Piscataway, N.J., named Peter Shepard chief operating officer.
REPI LLC — The manufacturer of performance additives and colors in Gastonia, N.C., named Dimitris Dounis managing director.
REYNOLDS CO. — Douglas Deitz is now CEO and president of the adhesives and coatings provider in Greenville, S.C., succeeding Neel Reynolds, who retired as CEO.
SEALED AIR CORP. — Christopher Stephens, senior vice president and chief financial officer of the packaging company in Charlotte, N.C., announced intention to retire and will remain until a successor is in place.
SEKISUI KYDEX LLC — The sheet maker in Bloomsburg, Pa., named Yoritaka Yamauchi CEO, Ben Smalley director of aviation and design, and Anne Rupp aviation business coordinator.
SELIG GROUP — The packaging firm in Naperville, Ill., named David Griffin vice president of global sales and marketing.
SOCIETY OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS — The trade association in Southfield, Mich., named Tracy Cullen senior director of strategic communications and brand management.
SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS — The professional society in Danbury, Conn., named Iván López director of technical programs.
SONGWON INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD. — The additives maker in Ulsan, South Korea, named Hans Werhonig leader group commercial based in Frauenfeld, Switzerland.
SPARTECH LLC — The manufacturer of packaging, rollstock materials, specialty products, and visual and structural sheet in Maryland Heights, Mo., named Gary Orenstein vice president of sales and marketing, Dave Murphy sales director, central region, and David Dennemann account manager, western region.
SUMITOMO (SHI) DEMAG PLASTICS MACHINERY GMBH — The all-electric injection molding machinery maker in Schwaig, Germany, named David Raine to its board and will assume overall responsibility for Sumitomo (SHI) Demag in the United Kingdom and Ireland, succeeding Nigel Flowers.
SYNERLINK — The packaging equipment supplier in Paris named Gustavo Melo sales director for Latin America.
VINYL INSTITUTE — The trade association in Washington named Dick Heinle chairman.