People promotions, moves, changes, appointments

The Board of Governors of the World Nuclear Fuel Market (WNFM) has elected Eckhard Strecker to chairman and Rudolph M. Grube to vice chairman for the 1994-95 term. Strecker is executive vice president, marketing, with Uranerz Exploration and Mining Ltd. and Grube is director of the Fuel Management Department of Yankee Atomic Electric Co. Other board members include Dan. M. Collier, executive director of the WNFM, George B. Assie of Cameco Corp., Francis P. Herve of Elecricité de France, Randall J. Irwin of Union Electric Co., and Jaroslav Mil of CEZ.

Robert J. Joyce has been appointed president of Ahlstrom Development Corp., a subsidiary of Ahstrom Pyropower Inc., based in San Diego, Calif., USA.

Felipe A. Praget has been promoted to Latin American regional manager and John Van de Laar has been appointed Canadian sales manager for Dresser Valve & Controls. Praget will be based in Dresser`s Houston, Texas, USA, office and Van de Laar will be based in the Burlington, Ontario, Canada, office.

Ronald R. Pressman has been named chief executive officer for GE Industrial & Power Systems Europe. Based in London, he is responsible for the marketing, sales and service of the firm`s products throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Southwest Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Jim Hyncik has been named president-director general of Sullair Europe in Saint-Priest, France. Sullair Europe, a subsidiary of Sullair Corp., is responsible for the manufacture and sale of all Sullair compressed air products in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Tom Pankratz has been appointed Middle East regional sales manager for Aqua-Chem, Inc. water technologies division. He is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.