Nomination Committee of Trelleborg AB proposes new Board members

The Nomination Committee of Trelleborg AB proposes that the 2018 Annual General Meeting elect Panu Routila and Jan Ståhlberg as new members of the Board. 

The Nomination Committee also proposes the re-election of the following Board members to the 2018 Annual General Meeting: Hans Biörck, Gunilla Fransson, Johan Malmquist, Peter Nilsson, Anne Mette Olesen and Susanne Pahlén Åklundh. As previously communicated, Hans Biörck is proposed as the new Chairman of the Board.  

Trelleborg’s Chairman of the Board, Sören Mellstig, and Board member Bo Risberg have both declared that they will not be available for re-election at the 2018 Annual General Meeting.  

To complement the Board, the Nomination Committee has actively sought new members who have experience in both industrial and international operations, and that have worked with structural changes. The proposed new members have such backgrounds and the Committee feels that they are highly suited to the Board of Trelleborg AB.

Panu Routila, a Finnish national born in 1964, has been President and CEO of Konecranes since 2015. Panu has a solid background in leading positions, with experience in both industrial and international operations. He was previously President and CEO of Ahlström Capital, President of Alteams, and a director in the Outokompu Group, and has held various executive positions in the Partek Group. Currently, Panu is a Board member at Onvest, and has a Master of Science in Economics from Åbo Akademi University.  

Jan Ståhlberg, a Swedish national born in 1962, is an outgoing partner in the EQT venture capital company, a position he has held since 1995 when the company was formed. Jan has a solid experience in acquisitions, restructuring, and business development from several branches of industry and international environments. He previously held various positions in Ovako Steel, ending his service there as CFO. Jan is currently a Board member at EQT AB and is a graduate in business administration from the Stockholm School of Economics. 

The Annual General Meeting will be held in Trelleborg, Sweden, on April 25, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. CET.  

For further information, please contact:
Senior VP Group Communications Patrik Romberg, 46 410 67094, 46 704 551104, patrik.romberg@trelleborg.com  

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. Its innovative solutions accelerate performance for customers in a sustainable way. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of about SEK 32 billion and operations in about 50 countries. The Group comprises five business areas: Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. The Trelleborg share has been listed on the Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Large Cap. 
www.trelleborg.com  

This is information of the type that Trelleborg AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was issued, by the contact person above, for publication on February 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. CET.

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