The International Council for Hide Skins and Leather Traders' Association chose John Reddington, president of the U.S. Hide, Skin and Leather Association, to be its new president at its 83rd general annual meeting last month. Nick Winters, president of the Syndicat Général Des Cuirs et Peaux in France, and Zhang Shuhua, honorary president of the China Leather Industry Association, are joint vice presidents. The association also approved the membership of the Taiwanese International Leather Association.