Hans Porat to become president of Gadelius in Japan

Hans Porat to become president of Gadelius in Japan Hans Porat, Deputy CEO and Executive Vice President responsible for business development, will leave the Group in spring 2002 to become President of Gadelius in Tokyo, Japan. "Hans has in an excellent way contributed to the success of Trelleborg's major repositioning and we are pleased that Hans has now been offered this opportunity in a geographic region with which he is very familiar," says Group Chief Executive Officer Fredrik Arp. "My time with Trelleborg has been enjoyable, stimulating and educational. I will not be severing all ties with Trelleborg, however, since Gadelius sells a significant number of Trelleborg Group products," comments Hans Porat. Further information can be obtained from Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Mikael Byström, telephone: +46 708-55 21 69, or from Vice President, Corporate Communications, Mikael Sjöblom, telephone: +46 708-55 21 30. Trelleborg AB is a global industrial group. Operations are based on spearhead competence within polymer materials and a high level of industrial know-how, combined with functional solutions and systems designed to meet the needs of our customers. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of SEK 18 billion (pro forma including latest acquisitions), with approximately 16,500 employees in 40 countries. Trelleborg consists of four business areas: Trelleborg Automotive, Trelleborg Wheel Systems, Trelleborg Engineered Systems and Trelleborg Building Systems. The Trelleborg share has been quoted on the A list of the Stockholm Exchange since 1964. www.trelleborg.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/11/01/20011101BIT00960/bit0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2001/11/01/20011101BIT00960/bit0001.pdf

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