LOPAREX GROUP, Glossop, UK — Nick Burrows has been appointed sales director. He will be responsible for the sales of speciality papers in the UK. Chris Hehir has been appointed sales manager. He is responsible for Loparex’s release liner sales predominately in the northern half of the UK and Ireland. Heikki Kotala has been appointed Loparex Group development director. He has been working for Loparex for 10 years in various management positions in the Netherlands, United States and Finland. Kari Kalliala has been appointed managing director of Loparex Oy. He will become member of Loparex Europe Management Group. Ilkka Alanen has been appointed technical director of Loparex Oy. He will be responsible for Lohja plant’s production, maintenance and quality control laboratory functions.