Introducing Dinesh Keswani, Hyosung General Manager Pan India
Stories | December 14, 2022
From Brazil to India, we now shine our Employee Spotlight on Dinesh Keswani, Hyosung General Manager Pan India responsible for technical and business development of creora® spandex/elastane. Dinesh has a rich and integrated techno-commercial professional experience within the textile industry ranging from raw material/fiber and operational equipment to the final finished product. He joined Hyosung over 11 years ago and is an integral and valuable member of our Global Business Development Team. We hope the following Q & A will help you get to know Dinesh a bit, and that you get the opportunity to meet him on your travels one day in person!
How did you get your start in the textile industry?
After my Higher secondary schooling, I became interested in Textile Technology and furthered my studies in the subject by getting my Major in University for Textile technology.
What led you to Hyosung?
I joined Hyosung in August 2011, 18 years after starting my professional career in August 1994 where I worked in textile operation and technical development of yarn spinning to final fabric processing of wovens and denim.
Have you always been interested in the textile industry?
Yes, technical textiles including stretch fabric have always been, and have remained, my key focus in this field.
How has sustainable fiber innovation influenced your position at Hyosung?
I’ve always been a big believer in, “Go green and save the planet for the generation”. I am happy that Hyosung shares the same belief, and we are working together towards this goal.
What do you like best about your position with the company?
I enjoy being part of a company that offers a complete solution for textile apparel manufacturing. Hyosung provides the full synthetic textile range to include the creora® elastane/spandex portfolio applicable as per application, along with our functional Nylon and Polyester fibers that offer inherent cooling/lightweight/soft touch/robust-durable benefits.
Can you share a memorable/proud moment you’ve experienced at Hyosung
I am most proud of Hyosung working towards its goal of being the global leader in fiber/filament innovation and technologies by overcoming challenges in textile apparel manufacturing. With continual effort improvement, we have achieved about 65% market share in India for creora® elastane/spandex in apparel and personal hygiene applications.
How do you think the textile industry and Hyosung have changed over the last 2 to 3 years?
Hyosung always has been interested in focusing on the Voice of the Consumer. Over the last few years, it has been amending and updating its textile solutions to meet user requirements.
Do you have a favorite Hyosung fiber and if so, what is it?
Not only one but two fibers! Our creora® eco-soft spandex/elastane and Mipan aqua-X nylon.
Who are a few people who inspire you and why?
Industry-User-Senior-Colleagues whose voices, questions, and queries remain my main inspiration to date. I am grateful for having had the privilege of many learnings from the textile community domestically in India and globally as well.
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I love music and gathering with friends and family.
Where is one place you’ve never been, but is high on your list to visit?