SOURCE: Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions

May 28, 2015 16:48 ET

Trelleborg Senior Appointment Signals Industry Ambition

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - May 28, 2015) - Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has promoted David Brown to lead its oil and gas focus globally in a move described as a "clear signal of ambition."

Effective immediately David Brown, previously Trelleborg Sealing Solutions UK Managing Director and Oil and Gas Lead in Europe, has been appointed Global Lead Group Director Oil and Gas and will relocate to Houston, TX in the U.S.

David will be responsible for supporting and driving strategic global growth plans in oil and gas and will oversee the launch of the Asia Pacific Lead Group.

The move also comes as the company begins a recruitment drive to strengthen the technical sales team at its Aberdeen office in Scotland.

David graduated from Bolton University in 1983 and has more than 30 years' experience in polymer technology for automotive, aerospace and general industrial applications. He joined Trelleborg in January 2008 having previously held various senior positions in the sealing industry.

Peter Hahn, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions President Marketing Americas, who David will report directly to, said: "We have appointed David because we are ambitious and we believe David can further our reputation as one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision polymer seals and bearings. This appointment is a clear signal of our ambition.

"Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has the largest sealing portfolio in the industry. David has an impressive background and pedigree and with his strategic direction, we believe he can steer us to the next level in our oil and gas focus."

David Brown said: "I am relishing the prospect of taking on this new role. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has a bright future and I'm looking forward to playing an increasing role in furthering our position in this key industry."

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Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Group

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals. It supports its aerospace, industrial and automotive customers through over 20 production facilities and more than 40 marketing companies globally. Within its portfolio are some of the longest established sealing brands, including Busak+Shamban, Chase Walton, Dowty, Forsheda, GNL, Palmer Chenard, Shamban, Skega and Stefa along with a large number of proprietary products and materials such as Turcon®, Zurcon®, Orkot®, Isolast®, Stepseal® and Wills Rings®.

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 about SEK 22 billion (EUR 2.48 billion, USD 3.29 billion) in over 40 countries. The Group comprises five business areas: Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. In addition, Trelleborg owns 50 percent of TrelleborgVibracoustic, a global leader within antivibration solutions for light and heavy vehicles, with annual sales of approximately SEK 16 billion (EUR 1.78 billion, USD 2.36 billion) in about 20 countries. The Trelleborg share has been listed on the Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Large Cap.

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