Kadir Donmez

Kadir Donmez is our Associate Director. He has a Master's Degree from the University of Cincinnati in Leather Science. Kadir has over 34 years of experience working in the leather industry. He managed the dyeing and finishing operations in various tanneries.
  In his 28 year career at the Leather Research Laboratory, he has practiced, developed, and implemented all aspects of leather testing.
  He has served the American Leather Chemists Association (ALCA) in various capacities (including secretary/treasurer) and currently is on the editorial board of the JALCA, as well as being the Sub-committee Chair of ASTM D31.01 Vegetable Leather, and ASTM D31.05 Upholstery. 
 His knowledge and passion for leather makes him an invaluable member of our team.