Paolo Pompei appointed new Business Area President at the Trelleborg Group

Paolo Pompei has been appointed as the new Business Area President of Trelleborg Wheel Systems as of April 1, 2017. He succeeds Maurizio Vischi, who is retiring. Like his predecessor, Paolo will be a member of Trelleborg Group Management.  

Paolo Pompei, born in 1971, has worked at Trelleborg Wheel Systems in various management positions since 1999, and for the past number of years has been in charge of the global operations of agricultural tires.

“We are very satisfied to be able to promote Paolo. He has an excellent profile as well as a very suitable background in all respects. We are certain that he will be able to continue the successful development of our tire operations in close cooperation with the excellent team at Trelleborg Wheel Systems. Paolo has been instrumental and closely involved in the acquisition of CGS and is a strong contributor in the ongoing integration activities,” says Peter Nilsson, President and CEO of Trelleborg. 

“I am proud and honored to assume the responsibility for the continued development of Trelleborg’s tire operations. I am highly committed to the business and I am delighted to have been given this opportunity. We are at an exciting stage in the development of Trelleborg Wheel Systems with the ongoing integration of CGS’s tire operation. I am eagerly looking forward to the continued development,” says Paolo Pompei. 

Maurizio Vischi has been Business Area President of Trelleborg Wheel Systems since 2001. He has been a core asset and a main contributor in the successful development of the business area for more than 15 years. 

“I want to extend my warm and heartfelt thanks to Maurizio Vischi, not only for the development of our tire operations but also for being a personal support in many ways. Under Maurizio’s leadership, the business area has seen fantastic development. It has created global positions, improved its geographical footprint, launched numerous new products, solutions and concepts, and grown substantially, both organically and structurally. Maurizio stands for competence, expertise and enormous integrity, as well as commitment and Italian passion. He has been a major asset in the development of the entire Trelleborg Group,” concludes Peter Nilsson.  

For further information, please contact:
Media: Vice President Media Relations Karin Larsson, 46 (0)410 67015, 46 (0)733 747015,
Investors/analysts: Vice President IR Christofer Sjögren, 46 (0)410 67068, 46 (0)708 665140,

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.

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 10:00 a.m. CET on March 7, 2017.


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