Laura Biason has been confirmed as Deputy Director for Gimav, the Italian Manufacturers’ Association of Machinery, Accessories and Special Products for Glass Processing.

With effect from May 2014, Laura Biason will promote member companies, working alongside Gimav Director Renata Gaffo.

Her task will mainly be to attend leading international appointments for the glass industry, interact with the main Italian and overseas institutes, and strengthen initiatives aimed at increasing the association’s prestige.

A Computer Engineering graduate from the Polytechnic of Turin, and an expert in company engineering and communication, Laura Biason has always worked on giving support to companies.

Gimav represents a highly specialised niche sector made up of internationally recognised companies, with a very strong export drive with overseas sales accounting for approximately 80% of revenues.