New President and CEO for IFAI
Mary J. Hennessy was named on June 6, 2012 to become President and CEO of IFAI the Industrial Fabrics Association International. She has been with IFAI for the past 24 years and served recently as interim executive vice president, before she was vice president of communications and publisher of IFAI’s six industry magazines.
In addition the board has appointed a search committee to fill the position after former IFAI President and CEO Stephen Warner stepped down in October 2011 and assisted by a search firm. Resulting were more than 50 applicants and finally two were interviewed on June 5, 2012 and Mary J. Hennessy was the successful candidate.
Clariant Textile Chemicals has a new Global Head of New Business Development
Clariant Textile Chemicals has a new Head of New Business Development. As of June 1, 2012 Anjani Prasad has been assigned to this position. He will report directly to the Head of the Business Unit Clariant Textile Chemicals Thomas Winkler. Up to now and since January 2011 Anjani Prasad was entrusted with various textile projects of Clariant in Switzerland and Singpore, and prior to that he was heading the Textiles Business of Clariant in India. He will be based in Kolshet (Thane), India.