Ugo Ghilardi is chief executive officer of Itema. He has been with leading companies in the mechanical and automation industries. He has an extraordinary mastery of operations activities and a customer-oriented attitude. Ghilardi is expected to dedicate his extensive global leadership experience and proven track record in the industry to consolidating Itema’s current position and conquering new market shares, as well as developing the Itema industrial capacity and prowess that has always played a role of primary importance for the company and its shareholders. He will focus on reinforcing Itema’s strong positions in many important markets for the future and on serving Itema’s customers to deliver long-term growth and value creation. With Ugo Ghilardi at the head, Itema hopes to face with renewed enthusiasm new challenges and targets.
Itema is part of Radici and manufactures advanced weaving solutions including weaving machines. Its mission is to deliver to customers not only advanced and innovative products but an all-inclusive assistance as an integral part of the process. Innovations presented by Itema, tailored and customized for denim production, attract great interest from denim mills, impressed by the considerable cost-saving, user-friendliness and unparalleled innovative content of the Itema looms. Itema has developed rapier, airjet and projectile weaving innovations exclusively for denim fabrics.