About the Speaker
Rainer Roten has been CEO of TESTEX since 2021. During the course of his career, he has held international roles in the manufacturing and service industry, including 8 years in textiles, and has also lived in China. In addition, he has had mandates as member and president of the board of directors in various companies and associations, as well as positions as a municipal councilor and mayor in Switzerland.
Rainer has a business administration & economic background and gained an MBA from the Universities of Rochester New York and Bern. He has also completed post-graduate courses at the IMD in Lausanne and Shanghai.
About the Company
TESTEX, an official representative of OEKO-TEX®, is a globally operating and independent Swiss testing and certification institute. Founded in 1846 and originally known as the “Seidentrocknungsanstalt Zurich” (Silk Conditioning Institute), its expertise lies in testing, analysing and certifying textiles and leather. In addition to the headquarters in Switzerland, the TESTEX Group, including its subsidiary OETI, now operates with 30 branches across North America, Europe and Asia and over 350 employees worldwide. For more information visit us at www.testex.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.