Burlington Industries has announced that Harry Barto, formerly president of Rexam Release, has joined the company today as president of Burlington PerformanceWear. Barto will report directly to Douglas J McGregor, president and chief operating officer of Burlington Industries. McGregor said: "We are pleased to have someone with Harry Barto's experience and knowledge join Burlington. His insight from other industries and proven track record of leading companies through difficult challenges with positive results will provide excellent leadership to Burlington PerformanceWear."