Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Lakeland hires Tavarez as President of Brazilian unit
Lakeland hires Tavarez as President of Brazilian unit
26
Sep '13
Lakeland Industries, Inc. a leading global manufacturer of industrial protective clothing for industry, municipalities, healthcare and first responders on the federal, state and local levels, announced the hiring of new management for Lakeland Brasil, S.A.

Lakeland Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce that on September 16, 2013, Mr. Eduardo Fernandes Tavarez assumed the role of President of Lakeland Brasil, S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lakeland Industries, Inc. In his new capacity, Mr. Tavarez will be the senior executive responsible for all aspects of Lakeland Brasil. He will report to Lakeland Industries' Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the Vice President – International Sales.

Mr. Tavarez has prior experience in the Brazilian personal protective equipment (PPE) market and has successfully implemented and managed customer oriented, value added sales programs and has a proven track record of turning around sales organizations.

"We welcome Mr. Tavarez and look forward to supporting him in his efforts to revitalize Lakeland Brasil," said Mr. Chis Ryan, Chief Executive Office and President of Lakeland Industries. "His knowledge of the Brazilian PPE market and relationships with end users, distributors and suppliers, will be a tremendous asset as Lakeland Brasil focuses on growing sales and introducing new, value-added propositions to our customers.

In addition, Mr. Tavarez will complete the installation of an entirely new management team at Lakeland Brasil and is indicative of Lakeland Industries' continued commitment to the Brazilian market. The mission for Mr. Tavarez and his team is to revitalize customer relationships, grow sales, improve manufacturing processes, delivery, and customer service, and returning Lakeland Brasil to a position of market leadership."

Mr. Tavarez will work out of Lakeland's Sao Paulo, Brazil sales office, when not traveling in support of the management teams efforts to improve sales and customer relationships.

In June 2013, Lakeland obtained a $15 million Senior Credit Facility with AloStar Business Credit, a division of AloStar Bank of Commerce, and a $3.5 million subordinated term loan.

About Lakeland Industries, Inc.:

Lakeland Industries manufactures and sells a comprehensive line of safety garments and accessories for the industrial protective clothing market.  The Company's products are sold by a direct sales force and through independent sales representatives to a network of over 1,200 safety and mill supply distributors. These distributors in turn supply end user industrial customers such as chemical/petrochemical, automobile, steel, glass, construction, smelting, janitorial, and pharmaceutical and high technology electronics manufacturers, as well as hospitals and laboratories.

Lakeland Industries


Must ReadView All

Turkish-Algerian JV to set up textile unit in Relizane

Textiles | On 17th Jan 2018

Turkish-Algerian JV to set up textile unit in Relizane

Construction of one of Africa's largest textile production...

Courtesy: Indorama Ventures

Textiles | On 17th Jan 2018

IVL, Huvis to enter JV for Low Melting Fibre plant in US

Indorama Ventures Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, and...

Future Group to set up garment manufacturing in Bengal

Apparel/Garments | On 17th Jan 2018

Future Group to set up garment manufacturing in Bengal

Kishore Biyani-led Future Group is going to set up a garment...

Interviews View All

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Anvita Mehra
Confidential Couture

‘It is going to take some time for Indian buyers to get accustomed to...

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

January 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
68.8%
No
13.5%
Skip
17.7%

Total Votes: 96

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.5%
No
29.2%
Skip
7.3%

Total Votes: 96

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.5%
No
9.4%
Skip
3.1%

Total Votes: 96

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.3%
No
8.3%
Skip
9.4%

Total Votes: 96


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search