SWATCHES

GALEY CFO EXITING: Galey & Lord Inc. said Friday that Michael Harmon will step down as executive vice president and chief financial officer on Jan. 31. He will then serve as a consultant to the New York-based company.
Harmon, who has worked for Galey since 1998, is said to be pursuing other opportunities, according to a company statement.
On Monday, the company promoted Leonard Ferro to the new post of chief accounting officer. He had served as vice president and corporate controller.

CONE NAMES TREASURER: Denim producer Cone Mills Corp. last week named W. Scott Wenhold treasurer. He reports to executive vice president and chief financial officer Gary Smith.
Prior to joining Cone Mills, Wenhold was the director of international treasury at Johnson Controls in Milwaukee.
Wenhold replaces David E. Bray, who retired last year from the Greensboro, N.C.-based company.

DYSTAR NAMES CEO: DyStar L.P. has named Uwe G. Halder, formerly the director of marketing for BASF’s U.S. textile dyes business, president and chief executive officer of the Charlotte, N.C.-based company.
DyStar also announced it has promoted DyStar Mexico managing director Stephan Gerlich to vice president of sales for the U.S. and Canada.

WOOLRICH NEW HIRES: Woolrich Inc. named Dave King manager of fabric administration and production planning of the firm’s woolen mill in Pennsylvania.
Prior to joining Woolrich, King was an operations manager at Carleton Woolen Mills in Winthrop, Maine.
Ron Yeaton was named manager of finishing. He joins Woolrich after positions with Carleton Woolen Mills and Guilford Industries in Guilford, Maine.
King and Yeaton both report to Rick Osborne, vice president of the woolen mill.

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