RAFLATAC, Tampere, Finland — Mark Pollard and Jussi VanHanen have been appointed development directors. Tapio Kolunsarka has been announced development manager. Jan Hasselblatt has been named director, synthetics business. Håken Saxen has been appointed vice president, product development and R&D. Sami Poukka has been appointed director, procurement. Representing the European group, Ilkka Ylipoti, Jari Haavisto, and Jan-Erik Forsström have been named vice presidents of sales, marketing, and operations, respectively. Alan Wright has been selected business controller. In America, Mikko Kari has been appointed operations manager.