Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Coats appoints new non-executive director
Coats appoints new non-executive director
21
Nov '17
Hongyan Echo Lu (Echo); Courtesy: Coats
Hongyan Echo Lu (Echo); Courtesy: Coats
Coats, the world’s leading industrial thread manufacturer and a major player in the Americas textile crafts market, has appointed Hongyan Echo Lu, also known as Echo, as the non-executive director of the company’s board. She will also join the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee of the company. She will assume her role from December 1, 2017.

Most recently, Echo was the managing director of Homebase Ltd as part of Home Retail Group plc. Starting her career at Bristol-Myers Squibb in a series of HR roles, she spent ten years at Tesco plc in various senior leadership roles, including Asia HR Director, chief operations officer and property director. Overall, she has twenty years of experience in global HR, operations and general management.

Echo has also served as a non-executive director of Dobbies Garden Centres and also served as a Steering Committee Member of the Trestle Group Foundation, a non-profit organisation which supports women-led businesses in emerging economies.

“I am delighted that Echo has agreed to join the Coats Board. Echo’s direct managerial experience of global companies operating in markets in Asia, particularly North East Asia, will bring very pertinent additional local and regional insight. She also has practical knowledge of empowering women entrepreneurs in emerging economies which will bring invaluable perspective to the Board,” said Mike Clasper, chairman of Coats.

Echo completed her under-graduation in international economy and finance from Fudan University and post-graduation in industrial relations and human resources from West Virginia University. She is a native Mandarin speaker. (VM)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Stone Island

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Jun 2018

Stone Island has mastered ingredient branding: Braind

Italian high-end men's apparel brand Stone Island tops the list of...

Courtesy: Tecnorama

Textiles | On 25th Jun 2018

'Tecnorama automatic dyeing system offers efficiency'

Italy based Tecnorama’s fully-automatic machinery for dispensing...

Courtesy: Lenzing

Textiles | On 25th Jun 2018

Lenzing launches Veocel nonwoven speciality brand

Leading fibre company, the Lenzing Group has unveiled Veocel, the new ...

Interviews View All

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Subhashini Srinivasan
The S Studio

Ethnicwear market will see an upward trend if uniqueness and quality are...

Yash Maniyar
Rekha Maniyar

Indian fashion market is growing at a staggering rate

Harmeet Singh

New Delhi-based Jogindra Industries Private Limited provides an assortment ...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Sandip Bhojani, Manthan Patel

Krypthm Tradelink LLP is a Surat-based manufacturer of westernwear....

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads &amp; Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Samar Firdos
Arvind Ltd

<b>Samar Firdos</b>, Chief Manager (Design) at Lifestyle Apparel Denim...

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

Leave your Comments


June 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search