AMCOR RIGID PACKAGING — The rigid plastic packaging maker in Ann Arbor, Mich., named Dan Murphy vice president of North American operations and Rodrigo Lecot vice president and general manager of Latin America.
AWT LABELS & PACKAGING — The provider of labels and flexible packaging in Minneapolis named Bruce Hanson CEO.
BARENTZ NORTH AMERICA — The distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals in Avon, Ohio, named Chip Henderson account manager and Brad Baumann sales manager.
BEKUM MASCHINENFABRIKEN GMBH — The blow molding machine maker in Berlin named Oliver Wolff sales director, based in Traismauer, Austria.
BOREALIS A/S — The resin maker in Lyngby, Denmark, named Hilmar Kroat-Reder vice president of human resources.
BRITISH PLASTICS FEDERATION — The trade group in London named Karen Drinkwater president.
BW FLEXIBLE SYSTEMS — The packaging equipment supplier in Duncan, S.C., named Matt Venezia vice president of global equipment sales.
DAR-TECH INC. — The specialty additives, resins and pigments distributor in Maple Heights, Ohio, named Marcia Karwowski customer service representative.
ERIEZ MANUFACTURING CO. — The maker of magnetic auxiliary equipment in Erie, Pa., named Andrew Olsen chief financial officer and treasurer.
GREENMANTRA TECHNOLOGIES — The producer of waxes and other specialty materials from recycled plastics in Brantford, Ontario, named Donald Wiseman chief operating officer.
IMCD GROUP BV — The specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor in Singapore named Pilar Castellanos Pineda managing director of IMCD Colombia, succeeding Oscar Clavijo, who plans to retire.
KRAUSSMAFFEI AG — The machinery manufacturer in Munich named Jörg Bremer CFO, succeeding Harald Nippel, who is leaving the company.
PACTIV EVERGREEN INC. — The packaging firm in Lake Forest, Ill., named Michael King CEO, succeeding John McGrath, who has retired.
UPONOR OYJ — The pipe extruder in Vantaa, Finland, named Michael Rauterkus CEO and president of Uponor Group beginning Aug. 21, succeeding Jyri Luomakoski, who is leaving the company.
VANDEN RECYCLING LTD. — The recycler in Peterborough, England, named Beril Yesilirmak technical director.
VECOPLAN AG — The shredding and recycling equipment maker in Bad Marienberg, Germany, named Ruben Maistry international area sales manager and Gareth Bray area sales manager for the United Kingdom, both for the recycling and waste division of Vecoplan Ltd.
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES, the polyolefins producer in Houston, nominated Anthony Chase, chairman and CEO of ChaseSource LP, and Robert Dudley, former group chief executive and director of BP PLC, to serve on its board. ... NEXT STEP COMMUNICATIONS INC., a marketing communications firm in Kittery Point, Maine, named Mark Malloy a partner with an equity stake in the company. Malloy is a former regional sales manager for Plastics News. ... ZEPPELIN SYSTEMS GMBH, a plant engineering services firm in Friedrichshafen, Germany, named Ralf Boschert CFO and managing director.