The AATCC Future Leaders Award was presented to Ryan Stanley on April 11, 2019 at the International Conference held in Fort Worth, TX, USA. The Future Leaders Award recognises promising young professionals in the fields of textiles, apparel, and related material sciences. These award recipients are determined by each AATCC Interest Group.
The award includes a framed certificate signed by the AATCC president and the Interest Group (IG) chairs and a special pin. Stanley has been a member of AATCC since 2011. He is senior director of color at PVH Corp. in New York, USA. Prior to this, he served as exploratory colorist with Under Armour. Stanley held numerous roles in color management for Archroma/Clariant from 2004-2014, including marketing and formulations manager and production manager.
Stanley attended the University of North Carolina—Charlotte, In North Carolina, USA. He has been a voting member on the AATCC Color Measurement Test Method Committee since 2011. He currently serves a member of the Fashion Institute of Technology Advisory Board.