ATLANTA—Unifi, Inc. has named Ed Wickes president of its new China-based subsidiary, Unifi Textiles (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (UTSC).
Wickes, who joined Unifi in 1984, will be responsible for the company’s day-to-day operations with a focus on creating new growth opportunities in the Asian market. He reports to Roger Berrier, executive vice-president of Unifi. Previously, Wickes was president of Yihua Unifi Industry Co. Ltd. Unifi is exiting this business, a joint venture, and established the wholly-owned subsidiary UTSC.
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