William Jasper, chairman of the board and CEO of textiles producer Unifi, has been elected chairman of The National Council of Textile Organizations' (NCTO).

He was elected during the NCTO's eighth annual meeting held in Washington last month.

Prior to his role as chairman since February 2011, he served as president and CEO, vice president of sales and general manager of the polyester segment. 

James Self III, president and COO of woven fabric producer Greenwood Mills, was elected vice chairman of the organisation.