BTMA: Jason Kent appointed new CEO

Jason Kent appointed new CEO

Jason Kent (Source: BTMA)
Jason Kent (Source: BTMA)

The British Textile Machinery Association (BTMA) has announced that Jason Kent has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the BTMA Group, which also includes subsidiaries nw texnet and The Textile Recorder (Machinery & Accessories) Exhibitions Ltd. (TREX), effective from August 23, 2021.

Kent has been a non-executive member of the BTMA board for over 8 years and brings a wealth of experience with him, having spent 35 years working in the carpet tufting machinery industry.

As a time-served mechanical technician engineer, he ascended through a series of positions of greater responsibility with Cobble Blackburn until its acquisition in 2013 by the Vandewiele Group, where he undertook the role of Managing Director for the tufting machinery business.

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