Speakers

Speakers

by beheerder
We are very proud to introduce our speakers at the 35th IAF World Fashion Convention. We have translated our theme ‘Let’s Grow Together for a More Prosperous and Sustainable Future’ into a 2-day conference program of keynote speeches and panel sessions featuring speakers and moderators from all over the world.

Speakers This Coming Edition

We have again been able to assemble an international, diverse and strong cast of speakers. In the category major brands and manufacturers we have speakers from Hugo Boss, Li&Fung, Kik, Soorty Enterprises and Lulusar. They will enlighten us with their knowledge and specific insights.

Confirmed Speakers
  • Wilson Zhu, Chief Operating Officer, Li&Fung, Hong Kong
  • Stefani Artmann, director international sourcing of Kik, Germany
  • Joachim Hensch, Managing Director Hugo Boss Textile Industries, Germany/Turkey
  • Erbu Debbag, Executive Director-Global Sales and Marketing at Soorty Enterprises, Pakistan/Turkey
  • Christopher Veit, CEO of Veit GmbH, Germany
  • Roopa Nair, Head of Partnerships and Communications of ILO Better Work, Switzerland
  • Azfar Hassan, CEO Matrix Group
  • Han Bekke, President of the IAF, the Netherlands
  • Ijaz Khokhar, Chief coordinator of PRGMEA, Pakistan
Speakers to be Confirmed
  • Fabrizio Calenti, Executive Director, Aquafil, Spain
  • Rizwan Shafi, owner CBL, Pakistan
  • Bruce Atherley, Cotton Council International, United States of America
  • Christian Ewert, President Amfori, Belgium

Speakers Previous Editions

The quality of the speakers is high, featuring a mix of c-level speakers from brands, retailers, manufacturers and associations and top class suppliers to the industry. Previous speakers came from a.o. VF, Vivienne Westwood, PVH, Hugo Boss, Desigual, Zegna, Esquel and Escada, as well as McKinsey, BCG, the ILO, the World Bank and the OECD.

Some examples:

  • Douwe Jan Joustra, C&A Foundation
  • Heinz Zeller, Hugo Boss
  • Brigitte Stepputtis, Vivienne Westwood
  • Scott Deitz, VF
  • Saskia Hedrich, McKinsey
  • John Cheh, CEO Esquel Group
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