Since October 2015, Christopher Veit has been Vice President of Veit GmbH. Within VEIT Group, he is in charge of global manufacturing, research and development and human resources. From 2012 to 2015, Christopher Veit was managing the group’s Chinese subsidiary, VEIT Zhejiang Co. Ltd. Veit is active in the apparel industry, textile care and interior. In the apparel industry, it is a major machine supplier globally, specializing in fabric finishing (the ironing and pressing of fabrics), bonding of fabrics and other materials as well as electric steam generators and steam supply systems.
Christopher Veit has a truly international background, having studied in Freiburg, Germany; New Delhi, India; Durban South Africa and Vancouver, Canada. Before joining the family business, Christopher has gained broad international experience, working also with the European Commission on national economic development programs in several Asian countries.
He has a very strong view on sustainability, combined with a strong experience working with both buyers and suppliers of apparel in the fashion production chain. He understands investments in sustainability from different perspectives. In his own words: “In order to responsibly manage a modern business, we need a strategy to implement sustainability from three perspectives: economically, socially and ecologically.“