Gates Appoints Grant Gawronski As President, Americas Region Effective December 4, 2017

DENVER, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Gates Corporation, a global, diversified industrial manufacturer of power transmission and fluid power solutions, today announced the appointment of Grant Gawronski as President, Americas Region effective December 4, 2017. He will report to Ivo Jurek, Chief Executive Officer.

In his role with Gates, Gawronski will focus on executing the Americas Regional strategies with specific oversight of Gates' Commercial Original Equipment and Replacement businesses along with the company's Oil & Gas business interests.

Gawronski is an accomplished senior executive with broad leadership experience most recently holding the position of Group President – Electrical Industrial and Infrastructure at Eaton Corporation. Prior to this role, Grant had a distinguished 10 year career at Cooper Industries where he served as Group President.

"Grant's broad experience and steady leadership will strengthen our ability to service our customers across the Americas Region" said Jurek.

In addition, his background as a seasoned executive is fortified by extensive international experience and a very successful 18 year career with General Electric (GE).

For more information about Gates, visit www.Gates.com.

Bill Waelke, +1.303.744.4887

About Gates Corporation
Based in Denver, Colorado, Gates Corporation is a world leader in engineering and manufacturing application-specific power transmission and fluid power solutions utilized by customers in a variety of industries, including transportation, energy, general manufacturing, power sports, agriculture, construction, consumer durables, and many others. Founded in 1911, Gates employs 14,000 associates in 100 locations across 33 countries. More about Gates can be found online at www.Gates.com.

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