Web Exclusive | September 2017
S Hari Shankar elected new Chairman of India-ITME Society
S Hari Shankar, joint Managing Director of Coimbatore-based Lakshmi Card Clothing Mfg Co Pvt Ltd, a complete card room solutions provider, has been elected as the Chairman of India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions Society (India-ITME Society) for 2017-2021. Shankar is also on the Board of Directors of Prathishta Weaving & Knitting Co Ltd.
An alumnus of Philadelphia College of Textiles & Sciences, US, Shankar is also a Governing Council member of The Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore. An enthusiastic athlete and an avid and well-known wildlife photographer, Shankar is active in many associations. He is on the board of Executive Council of Textile Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (India) (TMMA) since 2001 and held the position of chairman of TMMA from 2011-2013. He is part of India ITME Society since 2001 and held the position of honorary treasurer from 2013-2017.
At the AGM held in Mumbai recently, Mehul Trivedi of The Indian Card Clothing Co Ltd, Kaizar Z Mahuwala of Gurjat Gravures Pvt Ltd, Sanjay K Jain of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry, Arvind Sinha of The Textile Association (India) and Surina Rajan of Bureau of Indian Standards were elected vice chairmen.