18/01/2016 — auf Deutsch lesen

IVGT: Board extended from 2016

Following on from a resolution carried by the Board and approved by the Members’ Meeting, Michael Pöhlig has been appointed Managing Director of the IVGT, the German textile industry association, assuming his new position on 1 January 2016.

A respected textile engineer, Michael Pöhlig has more than 20 years’ experience in the textile industry. From 2005 to 2010, he was Managing Director of the German Textile Finishing Industry Association TVI-Verband and from 2010 Deputy Managing Director of the IVGT. Besides his role as Managing Director, he will continue to oversee the Technology + Environment division as a nationally recognised expert.

Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Kraatz remains Managing Director of the IVGT and will continue with his special responsibilities particularly in the fields of law and Europe. Moreover, Dr. Kraatz is still head of the Association of German Worsted Yarn Spinners and the German Wool Federation.

The IVGT is Germany’s biggest textile industry association. It reflects the interests of around 170 member companies from the fields of textile raw materials, finishing, yarns, fabrics as well as technical textiles. In doing so, it represents more than 60% of the German textile industry generating a combined turnover of more than 6.6bn Euro. The IVGT is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main. Other reports on the IVGT’s activities in the fourth quarter of 2015 are available in our online magazine textile-network.de.

[ www.ivgt.de]

2 February – Research & Standardisation Working Group Meeting in Memmingen

3 February – Technical Textiles Working Group Meeting in Memmingen

16 March – Tape & Braiding Sectional Meeting in Düsseldorf

20 April – Worsted Yarns Technical Committee Meeting in Geretsried

12 September – Textile Grinding and Polishing Discs Sectional Meeting in Frankfurt

6-8 October – Tape & Braiding Sectional Meeting in Lustenau/Dornbirn

9+10 November – IVGT Members' Meeting