Names in the news: BASF, Treofan, American Maplan, Engel, Ferromatik Milacron, Gloucester, Dorner


Changes in the VP of engineering plastics Asia Pacific at BASF and managing director at Treofan, with a new pipe system salesman at American Maplan, VP finance at Gloucester, and west region sales manager at Dorner, as well as promotions at Ferromatick Milacron India and new rep agencies for Engel North America.

BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) has appointed Andy Postlethwaite as senior VP Engineering Plastics Asia Pacific, effective April 1. He succeeds Hermann Althoff, who returns to BASF's headquarters in Ludwigshafen to take over the position of senior VP, Polyamide & Intermediates.
Postlethwaite started his career with BASF in New Zealand in 1986 and has held several key management positions in Singapore, Malaysia, and China. He graduated from the University of New England in Melbourne, Australia, with a masters degree in Business Administration

Carlo Ranucci has stepped down as managing director and CEO of BOPP films processor Treofan Group (Raunheim, Germany). He is being replaced by Giovanni Canetta. Canetta has been working with Carlo Ranucci during the past two years as a representative of Treofan's board of management appointed by Management & Capitali SpA, one of Treofan's largest shareholders....
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