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Former COTANCE President Adolfo Mattirolo passes away; COTANCE mourns an historical figure of Italy’s and Europe’s leather industry
On 24 November 2018, Adolfo Mattirolo passed away at the age of 94
Former head of the British Leather Confederation (BLC), Dr Robert Sykes passed away
Dr Robert Sykes OBE FRSC FSLTC, a well-respected senior figure of the British leather sector, passed away on 5 October, aged 89.
Two injured in fire at Kolkata leather complex tannery
A fire broke out on 10 October at the Kolkata Leather Complex Tannery. Two people were injured, and one critically so; both were admitted to hospital.
2019 Young Leather Scientist grant announced by IULTCS
The Executive Committee of the IULTCS is pleased to announce the 2019 grants to be awarded to three young scientists, under the age of 35, for research projects in: leather...
Dordick named vice-president for Hidenet Publications
Hidenet Publications announces that Vera L. Dordick has been named vice-president of the company.
Daniel Lee named creative director at Bottega Veneta
Italian luxury goods and high fashion brand house Bottega Veneta has appointed Daniel Lee as its new creative director.
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.