Carlos Arias

Board member

Carlos Arias has been a high level executive in the apparel and textile industries for over 22 years. He brings deep experience in the areas of Strategy, Operations, Process Improvement, Marketing, Sourcing and Corporate Social Responsibility. His experiences run the gamut from textiles and manufacturing to product development. Carlos has also had a long history of industry leadership positions: President of the Guatemalan Apparel and Textiles Exporters Commission (VESTEX), President of the Center for the Action of Social Responsibility in Guatemala (CENTRARSE), Director of the Central American Council of Textiles and Apparel Organizations (CECATEC), President and Chairman of the Americas Apparel Producers Network (AAPN) amongst many other industry roles.

Former positions include: General Manager of Grupo Aritex; President of Koramsa; President, Denimatrix; President and CEO of Kaltex Apparel.