LINWOOD, Pa. (Oct. 21)—Foamex International Inc. named Thomas E. Chorman CEO effective immediately. The company did not say when or why the former CEO left the company. The polyurethane and polymer foam producer also said Peter W. Johnson, former president and chief operating officer, resigned but did not disclose why. Chorman had been with Foamex since September 2001, most recently as chief financial and administrative officer. Prior to joining the foam maker, Chorman was chief financial officer of Ansell Healthcare Inc.