Jean-Paul Mindermann appointed new Business Area President at the Trelleborg Group

Jean-Paul Mindermann has been appointed as the new Business Area President of Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, starting preliminarily July 1, 2017. He succeeds Mikael Fryklund, who leaves Trelleborg and will assume the position as President and CEO of Hexpol . Like his predecessor, Jean-Paul will be a member of Trelleborg Group Management.   

Jean-Paul Mindermann is born in 1965 and is of Spanish and German nationalities. He has been in charge of the successful development of the global operations of industrial and construction tires since joining Trelleborg Wheel Systems in connection to Trelleborg’s acquisition of Watts Tyre Group in 2011. His previous experiences include being the chairman of Premia Group and various management positions within Watts of Lydney Group and Airboss.

“We are delighted to be able to promote Jean-Paul. He is a true international manager, having lived and operated globally across multiple industries. In addition, h e has an extensive and solid experience from many of Trelleborg’s profiled areas, including structural improvements, growth initiatives, acquisitions and truly global operations. I am personally excited to have the opportunity to continue the successful development of Trelleborg Industrial Solutions together with Jean-Paul,” says Peter Nilsson, President and CEO of Trelleborg.  

“It is with great pleasure that I have accepted this assignment. I am committed to taking on this new responsibility, leveraging experience from other parts of the Group ,” says Jean-Paul Mindermann.  

Mikael Fryklund has been Business Area President of Trelleborg Industrial Solutions since its creation in 2012, and has been part of Trelleborg for the past 15 years in various positions.  

“I would like to thank Mikael for the solid work that he has done for the business area and for the Group. His operational hands-on experience and skills in managing a diverse business like Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, have been invaluable. I am sorry to see Mikael leave, but I do of course wish him all the best in his new role,” concludes Peter Nilsson.

For further information, please contact:
Media: Vice President Media Relations Karin Larsson, 46 (0)410 67015, 46 (0)733 747015, karin.larsson@trelleborg.com
Investors/analysts: Vice President IR Christofer Sjögren, 46 (0)410 67068, 46 (0)708 665140, christofer.sjogren@trelleborg.com   

This information is information that Trelleborg AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 08:35 a.m. CET on March 17, 2017.

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. Its innovative engineered solutions accelerate performance for customers in a sustainable way. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of SEK 30 billion and operations in over 50 countries. The Group comprises five business areas: Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems, and the operations of Rubena and Savatech. The Trelleborg share has been quoted on the Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Large Cap.
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