Microban, which develops chemical treatments for textiles to control odor and prevent the spread of microbes, has appointed Maté Dzakula to the post of business development manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Dzakula was born in Croatia and raised in Sydney. He will be working out of Cologne, Germany, where he is already based. Microban was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina.