Thrace Group hires Andreas Lake as group development director

SUMMERVILLE, SC — The Thrace Group is pleased to announce that Andreas Lake will assume the newly created position of Group Development Director for the Technical Fabrics division.  Brian Sparks, formerly VP of Sales and Business Development, will replace Andreas Lake as the General Manager of the Thrace LINQ organization in Summerville, South Carolina USA.

“These exciting changes are part of the Thrace Group’s strategy to provide excellence and cutting edge innovation to the markets we serve,” said George Braimis, Thrace Group COO and Thrace LINQ Chairman.

Andreas Lake brings 26 years in the nonwoven fabric industry with extensive knowledge of various markets, technologies and products.  Brian Sparks’ background is 17 years in the technical fabrics industry, and he has been with Thrace LINQ since 2010.

Thrace LINQ: Commencing operations in May 2007, Thrace LINQ, Inc. is a supplier of woven and nonwoven technical fabrics for a wide variety of textile applications in the Americas. Its corporate office and North American manufacturing and distribution center is located in Summerville, South Carolina. Thrace LINQ is a member of The Thrace Group of Athens, Greece. For more information please visit