President and CEO
Mr. Beevis is an Honours B.A. graduate from York University. With his leadership & innovation, he oversee's our global team's operations & business activities. Mr. Beevis is responsible for developing high quality business strategies, ensuring their alignment with the company's short and long term objectives. He ensures they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission of IFTNA.
Managing Director IFT Shanghai
Dr. Niu comes to IFT Shanghai from a diverse textile and finishing experience. Now as Managing Director of IFT Shanghai Dr. Niu is responsible for the growth and cultivation of the IFT business in the re-emerging Shanghai textile and technology market.
Managing Director IFT Japan
Mr. Sasaki comes to IFT Japan with over 30 years of diverse textile and finishing experience. Now as Director of IFT Japan Mr. Sasaki is responsible for the growth and cultivation of the IFT business in the re-emerging Japanese textile and technology market.
WHO WE ARE
Chief Science Officer IFTNA
Board Certified Epidemiologist
Mr. Garay is Vice President, Analytics and Informatics at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) where he leads their data collection, analysis and reporting capability. In this role, he is focused on building the expertise and discipline to translate large data sets into insight and knowledge for improving health system performance. Prior to his appointment as Vice President, Jason was CCO’s Director, Evaluation and Reporting, Cancer Screening.
Before joining CCO, Jason was the Director, Communicable Disease Prevention and Control at Public Health Ontario where he was responsible for all provincial communicable disease management and surveillance, including chairing several provincial and national healthcare committees.
Among Jason’s recent accomplishments, he spearheaded and launched CCO’s first data and research strategies, and led the implementation of Ontario’s first electronic triage clinical decision support tool – eCTAS – winning two prestigious awards in the process.
An epidemiologist by training, Jason is active in the academic community as an Adjunct Professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.
Jason holds a Master of Health Science in Community Health and Epidemiology, a BASc in Occupational and Public Health, and a BSc (Honours) in Statistics and Psychology, and has completed the Rotman School of Management’s Advanced Health Leadership Program.
Sales and Strategic Business Development (Asia)
Mr. Pettipas comes to IFTNA with 20 years of Business Management experience in the Health and Safety, as well as the Fashion and Apparel industries. Mr. Pettipas extensive knowledge of the Asian market makes him uniquely qualified to manage IFT’s overseas business, assets and day to day interests.
Sales and Strategic Business Development (North America)
Mr. Jones comes to IFTNA with over 30 years of diverse experience in sales, marketing, and new business development in the textile industry. Mr. Jones helps implement IFTNA’s new product service solution, channel strategy of chemistry, treated fabrics, and ready-for-retail products. This includes private label and branded manufacturers as well as retailers. He has worked for the world’s best known industry leaders, like Milliken & Company, Coats American, and Talon Zippers.