New Management Appointments at US-based TCATA

The Board of Directors of the Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) recently announced that Leslie Schaeffer – the organisation’s current President –  will become the association’s new C.E.O. as from January 1, 2020. Schaeffer replaces David Cotter, who died unexpectedly last August.

Fred Schwarzmann, – the current President-elect – will replace Schaeffer as the association’s President as from that same date. The board also promoted Office Manager Luci Ward to Business Manager. Ward’s duties will be focused at creating a more member-driven culture as well as supporting the goals and objectives of the organisation’s strategic plan.

The organisation is an international trade organisation representing manufacturers and distributors of drycleaning and laundry equipment and supplies, as well as related trades. It will celebrate its 100th anniversary in the Spring of 2020.