Anton Schumann is CEO & Partner at the Gherzi van Delden GmbH, Germany part of the global Gherzi Textil Organisation, Switzerland. As textile engineer and a serial entrepreneur in technical textiles and fashion he looks back on more than 15 years of experience in the textile industry and here especially in the fields of textile finishing, technical textiles, fashion, knits, filtration, supply chain management and outdoor. His most recent activities introduced him to the fields of sustainability, technology development, and business model innovation.
As a consultant and independent entrepreneur in the textile field, the business aspect combined with a global understanding of the growing and permanently changing the industry is the vital competence required to duly take chances but also identify risks in this globally growing field. Anton Schumann believes in (1) The textile future is bright (2) Digitlize or die!