Mendl mktg. director with Albany Corp.

ALBANY -Albany International Corp., manufacturers of the down alternative PrimaLoft, announced the hiring of Tom Mendl to the newly created position of director of marketing.

Mendl, who will report directly to Joe Rumiesz, vp of PrimaLoft, will direct the marketing and brand-building activities of PrimaLoft and PrimaDown products in the home furnishings and outdoors markets.

"We are very happy to have Tom on board," said Rumiesz. "With his expertise in brand building in North America and Europe, he is a strong addition to our team."

Mendl most recently worked as marketing services manager for Malden Mills Industries Inc., where he was involved with the launching of the popular apparel brand Polartec.

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