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Microban expands global textiles team

Nov 03, 2016
Microban expands global textiles team

Building upon the relaunch of its global textile business, Microban International Ltd, announced the addition of the following to its global textiles team: Thomas Case, Director of Business Development for Textiles; Zsolt Huszágh, Head of Textile Business Development in Europe; Dr Lance Li, Senior Formulations Chemist; Jerry Wang, Regional Director of Asia Textile Services; and Simon Zhao, Senior Technical Engineer and Business Development Specialist.

Case is based in Portland, Huszágh in Szolnok, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok in Hungary, Dr Li in Huntersville, Wang in Taiwan and Zhao in Shanghai. “With the relaunch of our global textile division, it was vital to bring in additional assets to strengthen and manage our customer relationships and product offerings,” says Lisa Owen, Senior Director of Global Textiles Business at Microban.

As director, Case is responsible for the Microban and Aegis brands in the Western US, Central America and Mexico. Huszágh will be responsible for leading business development in Europe. Collaborating with the R&D teams, engineering groups and testing laboratories, Dr Li will develop technologies and protocols to assess the performance of surface treatments. Working with Asian textile mills, Microban R&D, Microban sales and distribution partners, Wang will leverage his expertise in textile processing through integration of Microban odour control solutions into customer textile products. Zhao, who has been with Microban since 2013, will take on additional responsibilities in his new role, providing technical sales support to China based brands and manufacturers.