Alcan Composites USA (Mooresville, N.C.) has named Joseph Masters marketing manager for its graphic display business.
The U.S. Green Building Council (Washington, D.C.) has hired Scot Horst as senior vice president, LEED, a new position in the organization, effective April 1. Horst was previously a partner in 7group, a green building consultancy.
Bamboo plywood and flooring producer Smith & Fong Co. (San Francisco) has appointed Stephen Sandor general manager of its Asian operations.
Martin Professional A/S (Aarhus, Denmark), a lighting solutions company, has named Frank Hoehn senior vice president-business development & marketing, and Bruno Garros vice president-distributor sales.
J.C. Penney (Plano, Texas) has become the first retailer to earn an Energy Star Award for Sustained Excellence in Energy Management from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. During the past six years, Penney has invested more than $100 million to install energy management technology, lighting retrofits and high-efficiency heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in its stores.
Canadian Tire (Toronto), a general merchandise and apparel retailer, has been testing sales of a limited selection of grocery items at two of its stores in Canada, and plans to expand that experimental program to two more stores this spring.