Ketan Sanghvi has been elected as the Chairman of the India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions (ITME) Society for the term 2023-2027. This decision was made during the society's Annual General Meeting on September 16, 2023.
Sanghvi, an MBA and BS Mech graduate from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, currently serves as the director of Laxmi Shuttleless Looms Pvt Ltd in Ahmedabad, a prominent manufacturer and supplier of shuttleless looms in India. He is also a partner in Creation Textiles, an established dobbies manufacturer in Ahmedabad, and serves as the director of Wanland Datacom (India) Pvt Ltd, specializing in WAN and wireless connectivity solutions.
Sanghvi's extensive industry involvement includes his role as the President of the Indian Textiles Accessories & Machinery Manufacturers’ Association in 2006-2007, as well as his directorship at the Rotary Club of Mumbai Queen’s Necklace during the same period. He has also been the dedicated Honorary Treasurer of India ITME Society since 2017.
The ITME Society expressed its gratitude for the contributions of outgoing Chairman S Hari Shankar, Joint Managing Director of Lakshmi Card Clothing Mfg Co Pvt Ltd, during his tenure from 2017 to 2023.