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NCTO re-elects Unifi CEO William Jasper as Chairman
May '12
William L. Jasper, chairman of the Board and CEO of Unifi, Inc. located in Greensboro, NC was elected to serve a second term as chairman during The National Council of Textile Organizations' (NCTO) ninth annual meeting held at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC last week.

Bill Jasper was named Chairman of Unifi's Board in February 2011 and has served as Unifi's CEO and member of Unifi's Board of Directors and the Company's Executive Committee since September 2007.

Prior to his role as chairman, he served as president and CEO, vice president of sales and general manager of the polyester segment. He joined the company with the purchase of Kinston polyester POY assets from INVISTA in September 2004.

Prior to joining Unifi, Mr. Jasper was the director of INVISTA's DACRON polyester filament business. Before working at INVISTA, he held various management positions in operations, technology, sales and business for DuPont since 1980.

James C. Self III, president and COO of Greenwood Mills located in Greenwood, SC, was elected to a second term of vice chairman of NCTO.

After being elected chairman, Jasper's first order of business was to announce appointments to the following offices of NCTO: president and CEO – Cass Johnson, NCTO; secretary – Mike Hubbard, NCTO; and treasurer – David Hastings, Mount Vernon Mills.

He also announced chairmen for the following NCTO program committees: Cotton – Andy Warlick, Parkdale; Government Procurement – Steve Hundgen of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics; Regulatory & Standards – Jim Booterbaugh, National Spinning Company; and Trade & Economic Policy – Allen Gant, Glen Raven, Inc.

The National Council of Textile Organizations, headquartered in Washington, DC with an office in Gastonia, NC, is the national trade association representing the entire spectrum of the textile sector. Domestically focused to ensure a prosperous future for the U.S. textile sector and globally positioned to work effectively with our international allies, NCTO is on the front lines meeting the challenges of the 21st Century for the industry.

The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)

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