Mr. S. Hari Shankar has been elected as the Chairman of India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions Society (India ITME Society) for 2017 – 2019
He is an alumni of Philadelphia College Of Textiles & Sciences, USA. Apart from being an enthusiastic athlete, he is also an avid and well-known wildlife photographer. He is the Joint Managing Director of Lakshmi Card Clothing Mfg. Co. Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore. LCC is a global leader in providing complete card room solutions. He is also on the Board of Directors of M/s. Prathishta Wvg. & Knitting Co. Ltd., Coimbatore and Governing Council member of The Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore. He is active in many associations and is on the Board of Executive Council of Textile Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (India) (TMMA) since 2001 and also held the position of Chairman of TMMA from 2011-2013. He was part of India ITME Society since 2001 and held the position of Hon. Treasurer from 2013 – 2017
Mr. Hari Shankar was elected as Chairman of India ITME Society in the AGM held on 22nd Sept. 2017 in Mumbai. The Vice Chairmen elected are Mr.Mehul Trivedi (The Indian Card Clothing Co. Ltd), Mr.Kaizar Z. Mahuwala( Gurjar Gravures Pvt. Ltd), Mr. Sanjay K. Jain (Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI), Mr.Arvind Sinha (The Textile Association(India),Smt. Surina Rajan, IAS (Bureau of Indian Standards), Govt. of India. Mr.Ketan Sanghvi (Laxmi Shuttleless Looms Pvt. Ltd) has been elected as Hon. Treasurer. India ITME Society acknowledged and appreciated the valuable contributions of immediate past Chairman Mr. Sanjiv Lathia (Lathia Rubber Mfg. Co. Ltd) 2013-2017 and thanked him for the same.
About “India ITME Society”: India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions Society (India ITME Society) is a non profit apex industry body established in 1980 to support and serve the Textile Engineering Industry through exhibitions, Events, Trade Promotion Services, Education Scholarships, Student Placements, and Consultancy etc. India ITME Society plays a pivotal role in strengthening the domestic as well as international Textile Industry by facilitating exchange of knowledge, technology transfer & encourages Foreign Direct Investments & Joint Ventures etc. India ITME Society has been successfully serving the Industry for 34 years now and hosts 2 Mega International Textile Technology events in India addressing different aspects of industry requirements and focusing on future technology. I.e. India ITME (www.india-itme.com) & Global Textile Technology Engineering Show (GTTES).