Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Americas Announces New President

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Jan. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of precision seals and bearings, announces the appointment of Peter Hahn as President of Marketing Americas, headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Peter has held several leadership roles within the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions organization since 2001, including President of Marketing Europe. He holds a degree in business administration and engineering and came to the sealing industry from the machine manufacturing sector and with prior experience in the materials and components industry. He previously worked in the U.S. and has dual American and German citizenship.

"Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has a global focus, so it is beneficial when senior managers can transfer their experience from one region of the world to another," says Claus Barsøe, President Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. "Peter has been very successful in progressing the European side of our business to meet our strategic aims. With his strong background, unrivalled experience and energy, we feel he is ideally suited to marshal the talent and resources of the entire Americas team."

As a member of the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Executive Board, Peter also takes over responsibility for two parts of a newly formed global marketing organization within Trelleborg Sealing Solutions that focus on the automotive and aerospace industries. The aim of the organization is to allow Trelleborg Sealing Solutions to implement a consistent global strategy of focused and accelerated growth within these industries, providing customers with further enhanced product solutions and service capabilities.

For further information or high-resolution images, contact: Nancy Nguyen, Marketing Communications Coordinator, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Americas, 1-260-748-5702,

For press information: Faith Van Gilder, Asher Agency, 535 W. Wayne St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. 1-260-424-3373. Email

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Information about 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 global industrial group whose leading positions are based on advanced polymer technology and in-depth applications know-how. Trelleborg develops high-performance solutions that seal, damp and protect in demanding industrial environments. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of about SEK 22 billion (EUR 2.4 billion, USD 3.3 billion) with about 15,500 employees 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 SEK 13 billion (EUR 1.45 billion, USD 2.0 billion) and about 8,000 employees in 18 countries. The Trelleborg share has been listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic List, Large Cap.

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