Textile group Invista has announced a number of key appointments within its organisation, pending the successful completion of its sale to Koch Industries in the first half of 2004.

William Ghitis, the company's current Invista Apparel division head, will gain the additional responsibility of profit and loss management for polyester and nylon specialty fibres.

David Trerotola, currently the head of home and industrial textiles at Invista, will be promoted to lead Invista Performance Fibres, a role which includes responsibility for managing market segments such as military products and sewing thread.

Meanwhile, Kenneth Wall will continue to lead Invista Intermediates, overseeing the world's largest nylon and polyster production capacity, while Alan Wok will retain his position as head of Invista Interiors.

Invista is a currently a business unit of chemical giant DuPont.