Ernesto Maurer has been appointed as the new President of Cematex, the European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers.
His four-year term of office will cover three major events in the pivotal ITMA series of textile technology exhibitions scheduled for Europe and Asia.
Maurer was elected at the Cematex General Assembly on June 12th. He has been President of the Swiss Textile Machinery Association since 2015, serving during the same period as a member of the Cematex Board of Directors and its 1st Vice-President for the past four years.
Also elected at the General Assembly were 1st Vice-President Mikael Äremann (TMAS, Sweden) and 2nd Vice-President Charles Bauduin (Symatex, Belgium).
Over the next four years, Ernesto Maurer will lead Cematex through a challenging period globally, taking in three major events. ITMA ASIA+CITME will be held in Shanghai from June 12th to 16th, 2021, postponed from October 2020 because of COVID-19, followed in 2022 by the next ITMA ASIA+CITME in the same city, and then by ITMA 2023 in Milan (June 8th to 14th).