The board of directors of Apparel, Made-Ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMHSSC) has appointed Indian textiles and apparel industry veteran Premal Udani as chairman. Udani, who is the managing director of Kaytee Corporation Pvt Ltd, will take over the chairmanship of AMHSSC from Virender Uppal, chairman of Gurgaon-based Richa Global Exports.
Udani has more than 38 years of experience in the textile and apparel industry. He is currently also chairman of the board of trustees of the Clothing Manufacturers of India (CMAI). He is member of the board of directors of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) since 1987.
A founding member of the India Knit Fair Association, Udani was appointed by the Government of Gujarat for special projects pertaining to apparel industries. In the past, he has also been on the board of major trade associations such as the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO), and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI).