LINWOOD, Penn. (Feb. 6)—Foamex International Inc. has named John Televantos president and CEO, replacing John G. Johnson Jr. who resigned after two years at the helm of the company. Televantos, 48, joined Foamex in 1999 as president of the company´s Foam Business Group. He was named chief operating officer and a member of the Foamex board last year. Prior to Foamex, Televantos served nine years at ARCO Checmical Co., lastly as director of urethane development. He joined Lyondell Chemical Co. as vice president of business development when it acquired ARCO in 1998.