Hyosung Corporation has promoted Ria Stern as global marketing and brand director.

Her responsibilities include driving the global expansion of Hyosung's apparel fibre brands, including a new Creora spandex production facility due to open in Turkey this year.

Ria was previously Hyosung's North American marketing director.

The company also said Greg vas Nunes, its president of Americas and Europe, has left to take up a CEO post outside the textile industry.