Francisco Javier Jardí, technical manager of the leather department at Spanish company Cromogenia-Units SA is to retire after 38 years of loyal service. Jardi studied chemical engineering in Barcelona and after several years of professional activity in this field, he joined the team of commercial technicians in Cromogenia’s Leather Department. Later on he became responsible for the export market. In 1996 he assumed the post of general manager of the department. He is a well-known expert in the international leather industry and plans to remain in contact with the sector even after his retirement.

Jardi will be succeeded in the post of general manager, Leather Chemicals division by Vicente Benedito.