15 May 2023

Seating group Lear Corporation, owner of US-based Eagle Ottawa tannery, have appointed Rachel Garwood as their new leather division sustainability manager, writes Leatherbiz.



To further strengthen their global commercial team and bring greater focus to the leather division’s efforts related to sustainability, Ms Garwood will oversee all aspects of sustainability for the global leather division, drawing on her “considerable leather industry experience”.

Moving from her business management role, when she joined Lear corporation in March 2022, the newly created position came into effect from May 1.

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