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Andreas Kindermann becomes president of COTANCE in Verona
Austrian Andreas Kindermann, CEO of Wollsdorf Leather, was unanimously elected by his peers as president of COTANCE at the General Assembly that took place on 29 May in Verona (Italy).
Clayton’s technical director appointed president of SLTC for terms 2018/19 and 2019/20
The technical director of Clayton & Sons, Matthew Abbott, accepted presidency of the Society of Leather Technologists and Chemists.
Smit & zoon appoints strategic leather specialist
Smit & zoon has announced that Dirick von Behr has been appointed as strategic leather specialist.
PrimeAsia appoints Sarah Swensen CSO
PrimeAsia, a leading manufacturer of high-quality lifestyle and sports inspired leathers, has appointed Sarah Swenson as chief sustainability officer.
Leather industry reacts to ICN human rights report
A long-awaited report on human rights issues in the Indian leather supply chain has been published.
Lectra appoints Jérôme Viala executive vice-president for the Group
Lectra's former chief financial officer Jérôme Viala has been appointed executive vice-president for the Group.
2017 IULTCS Merit Award Winner announced
The Executive Committee of the IULTCS has announced the 2017 winner of the IULTCS Merit Award for Excellence in the Leather Industry.
Lectra appoints Céline Choussy Bedouet to its executive committee
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials, has announced theappointment...
TFL adds global operations resources and announces new member of Executive Board
Brian R. Watson has joined the TFL Group as chief operating officer and member of the TFL Executive Board reporting to the CEO Dr Peter Amann.
University of Northampton honours Stahl CEO Huub van Beijeren with honorary doctorate
Huub van Beijeren, CEO at Stahl, received an honorary doctorate for his contribution to the international leather industry and his support for the university’s endeavours in the area...
STAHL Chemicals works with Northampton University students
STAHL Chemicals, one of the leading international leather chemical producing companies, has worked with BA Fashion & Accessories year two students in Northampton University's tannery.
David Sherwood joins ICLT at University of Northampton
David Sherwood has joined the staff of the Institute for Creative Technology (ICLT) within the University of Northampton, UK.
TFL Group announces changes in Executive Board
Eugen Katzenstein, who worked for more than 13 years for TFL, since 2001 as CFO and since 2007 as Member of the Executive Board, has left the company.
Lectra appoints new chief marketing officer
Lectra, a world leader in integrated technology solutions, announced its appointment of Céline Choussy Bedouet as chief marketing officer recently.
Frederick Douglas Lang in memoriam
Frederick Douglas Lang DSC, one of the UK leather industry's most respected leaders, died on 15 April, aged 97.
Poor pay in Hong Kong
Workers in Hong Kong's leather industry are among the lowest paid in the city, according to China's national statistical office.
Karim Leathers founder passes away
Rezaul Kraim Ansari, a renowned pillar in the international leather community, died on 22 March at the age of 60.
Seton AutoLeather appoints new European MD
US-based GST AutoLeather Inc., a leading global supplier of quality automotive leather interior trim, has announced the appointment of Armin Dieckmann as managing director and VP...
New chairman appointed at USHSLA
Jamie Zitnik, president of Texpac Hide and Skin, was elected chairman of the US Hide, Skin and Leather Association (USHSLA) at the organisation's 35th Annual Meeting and Convention...