Haldex appoints new members to the Group Management team

Haldex appoints Walter Frankiewicz to the role of SVP North American Sales, Fredrik Seglö to the role of SVP Product Management and Andreas Jähnke to the role of SVP R&D.

Walter Frankiewicz has extensive international leadership experience from the automotive and manufacturing industries. He has served as President for Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC and as Vice President and GM, Strategy and Business Planning and Global Chassis Systems for Meritor, to mention a few of the positions directly related to Haldex’ industry. He will be based in the North American headquarter located in Kansas City, MO.  

Fredrik Seglö has been with Haldex since 1993. He has extensive experience from various R&D and product management positions within Haldex. His current position as Director of Global Product Management has now been elevated to be part of the Group Management team. Fredrik Seglö is based in the corporate headquarters in Landskrona.

Andreas Jähnke joined Haldex one year ago from BorgWarner’s R&D function. He has previously held various positions within the Haldex R&D function, focusing on validation, quality and project management. Andreas Jähnke has been acting SVP R&D since this summer and is now taking on the role on a permanent basis. He is based in the corporate headquarters in Landskrona.

"I’m very pleased to welcome Walter Frankiewicz to Haldex. He fully understands the challenges our customers are facing and has the right combination of international leadership experience and hands-on commercial experience within our industry. He will be a great addition to our Group Management team”, says Bo Annvik, President and CEO for Haldex. “I’m also very pleased to complement our management team with Andreas Jähnke and Fredrik Seglö. They both have extensive experience within the area of vehicle dynamics and are appreciated leaders in an international perspective. We now have a strong Group Management team that will drive Haldex towards continued profitable growth, both from a strategic and operational perspective.”

Walter Frankiewicz will join Haldex on September,12. Fredrik Seglö and Andreas Jähnke are assuming their new roles as of Sept 7.

For further information visit http://corporate.haldex.com  or contact:

Bo Annvik, President & CEO, 46 418 476000
Catharina Paulcén, SVP Corporate Communications,
catharina.paulcen@haldex.com or 46 418-476157

About Haldex

With more than 100 years of intensely focused innovation, Haldex holds unrivaled expertise in brake systems and air suspension systems for heavy trucks, trailers and buses. We live and breathe our business delivering robust, technically superior solutions born from deep insight into our customers’ reality. By concentrating on our core competencies and following our strengths and passions, we combine both the operating speed and flexibility required by the market. Collaborative innovation is not only the essence of our products – it is also our philosophy. Our 2,100 employees, spread on four continents, are constantly challenging the conventional and strive to ensure that the products we deliver create unique value for our customers and all end-users. We are listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Stock Exchange and have net sales of approximately 4.8 billion SEK.

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Haldex develops, manufactures and distributes products for brake and suspension systems for commercialvehicles. Our customers include manufacturers of heavy trucks, buses and trailers, and axle manufacturersfor these types of vehicles. Other applications as agriculture and special vehicles are also served. Theproduct portfolio comprises all of the main components and sub-systems included in a complete brake orsuspension system. Haldex, with headquarters in Landskrona, Sweden, has a global presence in terms of sales, research, development, technical serviceand production. Net sales amounted to approximately 3.9 billion SEK in 2013. Manufacturing takes place inSweden, Germany, Hungary, China, India, Brazil, Mexico and the USA. The company employs 2 135 people.

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