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90 Members worldwide 2500+ PTC Experts Representing 400.000+ companies About CINET CINET (Comité International De L’Entretien du Textile) is the international umbrella association for professional textile care (PTC). CINET has over 90 members (national associations, international suppliers, research institutes and individual companies) and an international network of 2500+ industry experts. Through our network we aim to represent the interests of some 400.000 companies that are currently active in the global PTC industry. https://www.cinet-online.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CinetMain.mp4 Download the CINET profile: English Chinese German French Portugese Italian Interested? Follow us! CINET Timeline CINET organisational structure Executive Board The 6 Executive Board members meet regularly, they actively support CINET activities around the world and represent international markets or TC/TS market segments Mr. Leonid Bertsev Russia Mr. Pierre Letourneur France      Ms. Zhu Lijun China Mr. Chris Tebbs Canada Mr. P. Wennekes The Netherlands Mr. L. Wennekes The Netherlands Advisory Board The Advisory Board Committee was installed in 2016, by advising on operational matters, act as a think tank and by reflecting on the long term strategy and other developments, they assist the Executive Board and CEO. Ms. Diana Vollmer USA Mr. Henk van Dijk The Netherlands Mr. Marcus Taslim Indonesia Mr. Pai Pinchou China Mr. T.P. Chan Singapore Operational Board TC The Operational Boards meet to decide and consult on projects and activities, there are 2; one for Textile Cleaning and one for Textile Services. Each consists of a group of business experts, actively engaged in the industry and representing major geographic market areas. Mr. Dirk Freitag Germany Mr. Jürgen Pfattheicher Germany Mr. Alexander Seitz Germany Mr. Jean-Francois Gobert France Mr. Christoph Richter Germany Mr. Dominique Suttheimer Germany Mr. Gabrio Renzacci Italy Mr. Pierre Letourneur France Mr. Ruben van Pelt The Netherlands Mr. Thomas Zeck Germany Mr. Peter Wennekes The Netherlands Mr. Léon Wennekes The Netherlands Operational Board TS The Operational Boards meet to decide and consult on projects and activities, there are 2; one for Textile Cleaning and one for Textile Services. Each consists of a group of business experts, actively engaged in the industry and representing major geographic market areas. Mr. Geert Böttger Germany Mr. David Tiegelaar The Netherlands Mr. Eric Brouwers The Netherlands Mr. Marc Caralt Spain Mr. Ralf Hellman Germany Mr. Reindert Baars The Netherlands Ms. Rosana Tung China Mr. Peter Wennekes The Netherlands Mr. Léon Wennekes The Netherlands General assembly The General Assembly convenes once a year, preferably at an international event, it is the highest authority in the association. CINET Boards, Committees and International Working Groups report on their previous year’s activities. CINET Liaison Officers report on trends and developments in their respective markets and delegates exchange information on significant events in their own countries. Speakers are invited who contribute expert knowledge and advise on selected topics, and exchange views with members.   Liaison officers PTC Professionals that are the contact persons for the CINET secretariat for a specific region, country or project area, consistent with their expertise. Able to inform  on current events & news, provide presentations & educational sessions and represent CINET at conferences & meetings. Mr. Leonid Bertsev Russia Mr. Geert Böttger Germany Mr. Chris Tebbs Canada Mr. Goran Popovic Serbia Mr. J.W. Song China Mr. Gabriel Cuppini Italy Mrs. Zarina Ismail / Mr. Omar Adam Hon Malaysia Mr. Pierre Letourneur France Mr. Pai Pinchou China Mr. T.P. Chan Singapore Mr. Jorge Cristina Argentina Mr. Antonio Fernandez Vaca Mexico Ms. Kerryn Wollington Australia – NZ Ms. Maria Ramos Soares Brazil Mr. Des Storey UK Working groups 2 International Working Groups; one for Textile Cleaning and one for Textile Services, set-up and execute projects and activities coordinated by Working Group Coordinators. In their efforts they are supported by the CINET secretariat, which is responsible for the execution.    CINET team Board & committee members, liaison officers, project leaders and other appointed persons can call upon the secretariat to assist them wherever possible. Karijn Uiterwaal Mandy Oosterhagen Koen van Hees René Jansen Ketelaars Lieke Elshout Ir. Henk Gooijer Marianne Wennekes Léon Wennekes Peter Wennekes Member info As a member of CINET you have access to the CINET website ‘Members Only Area’, which is the primary source of information, additionally information is shared by using the following channels: Participation in International Working Group sessions (registration secretariat). By requesting information from the CINET secretariat (on operational issues). Through biweekly E-Newsletters. In CINET Brochures, Reports, Benchmark Studies and other documents. Through Monthly Press Mailings. By advertorial content in international trade magazines. Access to the CINET website/ knowledge database (CINET Library) through an easy, onetime login. Member Info