S Hari Shankar has been elected chairman, India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions (India ITME) society.
He is an alumnus of the Philadelphia College of Textiles & Sciences, US. Apart from being an enthusiastic athlete, he is also an avid and well-known wildlife photographer.
He is the joint managing director of Lakshmi Card Clothing, Coimbatore. LCC is a global leader in providing complete card room solutions.
He is active in many associations and is on the board of executive council of Textile Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (India) (TMMA) since 2001 and also held the position of chairman of TMMA from 2011 to 2013. He was part of India ITME society since 2001 and held the position of hon. treasurer from 2013 to 2017.
He is also on the board of directors of Prathishta Wvg. & Knitting, Coimbatore, and governing council member of the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore.
Ketan Sanghvi (Laxmi Shuttleless Looms) has been elected as hon. treasurer.
The vice chairmen are Mehul Trivedi (The Indian Card Clothing), Kaizar Z. Mahuwala (Gurjar Gravures), Sanjay K. Jain (Confederation of Indian Textile Industry), Arvind Sinha (The Textile Association, India), Surina Rajan, IAS, Bureau of Indian Standards, Govt. of India.