Klaus Huneke, who holds an extensive international experience in the textile industry, has assumed charge as new President of Euratex (The European Apparel and Textile Organisation) for a two-year term. He succeeded Sege Piolat, who headed the organization during the last two years.
“Serge Piolat achieved impressive results in strengthening the voice of the European textile and clothing industry. To further enhance our industry, my intention is to focus on few strategic priorities such as better communication towards policymakers and stakeholders on the excellence of our innovation and sustainability, enhancing EU competitiveness and greater participation of companies in innovation,” Klaus Huneke was quoted as saying in a statement issued by the organization.
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Huneke previously served the role of CEO at Heimbach, a large technical textiles producer in Germany. He was also the Vice-president of the German textile employer’s association and has also been actively involved in representation of textile and clothing industry at the European level, acting as a Board Member and Vice-President Treasurer of Euratex.
Euratex is a non-profit organisation based in Brussels, Belgium engaged in promotion of the European textile and apparel industry.