Shri Sudhir Sekhri, has taken over as the new Chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC).
Being into the business of readymade garment manufacturing for more than four decades he is currently Managing Partner of Trendsetter International.
After taking over as the Chairman AEPC Shri Sekhri underlined,
“My immediate priority is to look for ways and means to arrest the declining RMG exports witnessed over the last few months. I will work to strengthen the Council and ensure that adequate measures are taken for market and product diversification.” We will work shoulder to shoulder with the government and ensure smooth trade facilitation for our industry. Our target to reach 40 billion USD of RMG export by 2030 can be a reality and my duty is to take every possible step to reach this target, he added.
Sharing his vision for the industry Shri Sekhri stated,
“We are into challenging times where the supply chain is realigning itself and alternatives for better sourcing destinations are continuously being explored. We can definitely capture some of the space left vacant by our competing countries.”
After a 5-year stint in the family manufacturing & export business of electric welding equipment, he diversified into the manufacturing & export business of readymade garments.
He has been an Executive Committee member of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) since 1990, Chairman (Export Promotion Committee) of AEPC for several years and Vice Chairman, AEPC for the year 2022 & 2023.