LONDON--David Wilkinson will become head of worldwide fibers operations for Courtaulds PLC, effective Jan. 1, 1995.
Wilkinson, 55, succeeds Gordon Campbell, who has been responsible for the division, including the company's new Tencel fiber, since 1992.
Campbell, 48, has been named one of two deputy chief executives at Courtaulds, effective immediately. He will oversee all business activities of the group's three main divisions--Coatings and Sealants; Polymer Products, and Fibers and Chemicals--and will report to Sipko Huismans, chief executive officer of Courtaulds.
The other deputy chief executive is Eryl Morris, 51, who assumes responsibility for the company's corporate development, research and planning. He currently holds similar responsibilities as a main board director.
Wilkinson currently is chief executive of Courtaulds Coatings Australasia. He joined Courtaulds in 1961 and was actively involved in its move into downstream textile operations during the Sixties and Seventies.
With his new responsibilities, Wilkinson will become a board director of Courtaulds and will report to Campbell.

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