Jürg Rupp Named Executive Editor Of TIMG Magazines

Effective June 1, 2007, Jürg Rupp will join Textile Industries Media Group (TIMG), publisher of

Textile World
,
Textiles Panamericanos and

Textile World Asia
magazines, as Executive Editor.

Jürg Rupp, a graduate of the Swiss Textile School, Zurich with more than 30 years experience in
textiles, textile media, corporate communications and global business issues will strengthen TIMG
textile media products worldwide.

“Jürg Rupp brings a unique perspective to the textile publications, e-newsletters and websites,”
said Jim Borneman, TIMG Publisher. “His experience and interest in the textile supply chain, his
knowledge of the industrys leaders and particularly his understanding of technical textiles will
serve to improve the editorial content and better serve our readers around the world.”

Jürg Rupp will be based in Switzerland, where he will have easy access to major machinery
manufacturers, industry suppliers and textile manufacturers.

“It is time for me to write a new chapter in my life,” said Rupp. “I have had the privilege of
working with some of the finest organizations in textiles. Now I will return to textile journalism
in a time when TIMG is focused on expanding textile media options globally.”


Textile World
,
Textiles Panamericanos and

Textile World Asia
magazines are members of Timg, a division of Atlantabased Billian Publishing, Inc.



May 22, 2007
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