Ciba picks Kvaal for effects

BASEL, Switzerland — Ciba Specialty Chemicals has named Kent Kvaal as the new head of Textile Effects for the Americas.

Kvaal joins Ciba from Rayonier Performance Fibers. As the general manager of the Engineered Absorbent Materials subsidiary, he oversaw the start-up and growth of this new venture, producing airlaid nonwovens.

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