The board of directors of Flowserve Corp., Dallas, has selected Lewis M. Kling as president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors. Kling served as chief operating officer at Flowserve.
Charles W. Coker Jr. has been named division vice president and general manager - flexible packaging of Sonoco, Hartsville, S.C.
Linpac Materials Handling, Georgetown, Ky., has promoted Stuart Hayden to plant manager of the company’s Georgetown-manufacturing facility, and Brigitte Mader to marketing specialist with a focus on the automotive industry.
Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, Wis., has named Mike Jamieson vice president of its beverage industry initiative. He will be a leader of sales and marketing efforts within the global beverage industry.
Graphic Packaging Corp., Marietta, Ga., has appointed Daniel J. Blount as acting chief financial officer after John T. Baldwin, senior vice president and chief financial officer, resigned to pursue other interests.
FKI Logistex has promoted Andrew Smith to managing director of the European warehouse, distribution and manufacturing division in Loughborough, England. The company also has appointed Ed Zahler as director of projects for its Atlanta regional office.