The French Textile Equipment Manufacturers Association (UCMTF), Paris/France, has elected a new president following the retirement of Bruno Ameline who has chaired the association since 2004. Hugues Schellenberg who has been on the board for 10 years, has been unanimously elected to succeed him. /AB#
Schellenberg is the CEO of Dollfus-Muller, Heimsbrunn/France. As President of the UCMTF, he will represent the French association on the board of Cematex, the owner of the ITMA trade fairs. In addition to the UCMTF, Schellenberg is very active in many national and regional associations, including the chairmanship of a trade association to improve the employment of underprivileged workers.