TRELLEBORG, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Charlotta Grähs has been appointed as the new General Counsel for the Trelleborg Group from October 1, 2014. She succeeds Ulf Gradén who is retiring. Like her predecessor, Charlotta Grähs will be a member of the Group Management and act as secretary to Trelleborg’s Board of Directors.
Charlotta Grähs joins Trelleborg from her position as Group General Counsel for Dometic Group, a global manufacturer and supplier of leisure products for the caravan, motor home, automotive, truck and marine markets. Charlotta has previously worked in a number of other roles, including as a Senior Corporate Counsel for Husqvarna Group, an Associate at Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå and as an Associate at Hengeler Mueller Rechtsanwälte.
“We are delighted with the recruitment of Charlotta. She has an excellent profile to lead the development of Trelleborg’s legal department as well as extensive and solid experience from many of Trelleborg’s profiled areas, including structural changes, acquisitions and corporate governance,” says Peter Nilsson, President and CEO of Trelleborg.
“It is with great confidence that I have accepted this assignment as General Counsel at Trelleborg. I look forward to utilizing my professional skills in the dynamic environment in which Trelleborg operates,” says Charlotta Grähs.
Ulf Gradén has worked as General Counsel and Secretary to Trelleborg’s Board of Directors since 2001.
“I would to extend my heartfelt thanks to Ulf Gradén. Through his professionalism, competence and reliability, he has been a great asset to the Board and in the development of the Group during his time at Trelleborg,” concludes Peter Nilsson.
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 21 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 15 billion in about 20 countries. The Trelleborg share has been listed on the Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Large Cap. www.trelleborg.com
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