Unifi Inc. announced the appointment of Jorge Salazar as general manager of Unifi Central America Ltda. de CV (UCA). Salazar has a showed history of managing operations within the textiles industry. Before joining Unifi, he served as the director for CS Central America, a global polyester and nylon yarn producer, where he looked after the start-up of operations in 2006, and eventually led the business.
Jorge Salazar said that, â€œUnifiâ€™s global presence brings innovation, consistency and flexibility to every major textile-producing region on an international scale. Central America is no exception to Unifiâ€™s tradition of quality, sustainable manufacturing. I look forward to working with Unifiâ€™s leadership to build upon the teamâ€™s operational plans for the region.â€
Unifi began itâ€™s operations in 2010. With itâ€™s location in the Free Zone, American Industrial Park in El Salvador, the CAFTA-compliant facilityâ€™s innovative supply chain provides fast response and delivery throughout the region. Through UCA, Unifiâ€™s offerings in Central America include key products, such as REPREVEÂ® recycled polyester and Tru-Technologies, Unifiâ€™s performance fibers.
Tom Caudle, president and COO, said that, â€œJorge brings an extensive background in operations and sales management to Unifi, where he will lead in driving impact and high-quality results to our daily processes,â€ said Tom Caudle, president and COO, Unifi. Also, â€œHis invaluable background supervising logistics and customer service, coupled with his extensive experience in Central America, will drive our strategic development in the region.â€
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