Hitco Carbon Composites, Inc., an affiliate of the SGL Carbon Group, recently announced the appointment of three new vice presidents. The company's increased presence in the European Union is now supported by Joachim A. Hildemann, vice president, Europe. He will be based in Meitingen, Germany, and will lead the company's marketing efforts in Europe. Steven Seid has been promoted to vice president, Engineering for Hitco. He will be responsible for composite structures and advanced materials engineering across all of the company's product lines. Randall C. Stout has joined Hitco as vice president, Supply Chain Management. His responsibilities include maintaining the company's efficient cost base and extending the global supply base.