The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) has announced the appointment of former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce Augustine “Auggie” Tantillo as the NCTO’s new president. Tantillo brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his new role, after serving as executive director of the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition (AMTAC), one of the organizations that recently merged with NCTO. Tantillo replaces Cass Johnson, who has served as NCTO president since the inception of the organization in 2004. The appointment is effective immediately.
“We are incredibly pleased to welcome Auggie’s leadership and many years of experience to NCTO at such an important juncture of Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations,” said Bill Jasper, NCTO chairman. For information on the association’s current activities, visit NCTO.