LINWOOD, Pa., Dec 6 (Reuters) - Foamex International Inc., a manufacturer of flexible polyurethane and advanced polymer foam products, said on Thursday that it had named Peter Johnson as its new president and chief operating officer.

The company said that John Televantos, formerly president and chief executive officer, had resigned. Foamex said its chief financial officer Thomas Chorman would assume the additional duties with the new position of chief administrative officer.