People briefs -- HPC, July 2009

People news from Coast Composites, Lectra and Huntsman.

Paul Walsh has been named president of Coast Composites Inc. (Irvine, Calif.). Founder and former president Jerry Anthony has taken a position with Hampson Industries PLC (Brierley Hill, West Midlands, U.K.), Coast Composites’ parent company.

Herve Claverie has been appointed director of projects and strategic accounts worldwide by Lectra (Paris, France and Marietta, Ga.).

Huntsman Advanced Materials (The Woodlands, Texas) announced a new leadership team, effective immediately. André Genton, president of Advanced Materials, made the appointments, which are Harald Wiedemann, vice president, Europe Middle-East & Indian subcontinent; James Huntsman, vice president, Americas; Steen Weien Hansen, vice president, Asia Pacific; Tu Pham, vice president, strategy and business development; and Christophe Struyvelt, vice president, finance.