MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (June 9)—Magnifoam Technology International Inc. has appointed Robert E. Lord chairman of the board, replacing Rodney Vander Meersch. Chairman since 1999, Vander Meersch who will stay on the board of directors and take over as chairman of the audit committee. Lord has been a director since 2000 and previously was chair of the audit committee. Lord brings experience as a former chair of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants to his new job. In addition, Magnifoam intends to change auditors to Ernst & Young L.L.P.