Mindermann appointed president of Trelleborg Industrial Solutions

Jean-Paul Mindermann

As of 1 July, Jean-Paul Mindermann will switch from the Trelleborg Wheel Systems business unit to become the new business area president of Trelleborg Industrial Solutions. He succeeds Mikael Fryklund, who leaves Trelleborg to assume the position of president and chief executive officer at Hexpol. Like his predecessor, Mindermann will become a member of Trelleborg Group Management.

Mindermann has been in charge of developing Trelleborg’s global industrial and construction tyre business since joining Trelleborg Wheel Systems following its acquisition of Watts Tyre Group is 2011. His prior experience includes positions as chairman of the Premia Group and various management positions within Watts.

“We are delighted to be able to promote Jean-Paul,” stated Peter Nilsson, president and chief executive officer of the Trelleborg Group. “He is a true international manager, having lived and operated globally across multiple industries. In addition, he has an extensive and solid experience from many of Trelleborg’s profiled areas, including structural improvements, growth initiatives, acquisitions and truly global operations. I am personally excited to have the opportunity to continue the successful development of Trelleborg Industrial Solutions together with Jean-Paul.”

“It is with great pleasure that I have accepted this assignment. I am committed to taking on this new responsibility, leveraging experience from other parts of the Group,” added Mindermann.

Mikael Fryklund has been business area president of Trelleborg Industrial Solutions since its creation in 2012, and has worked in various positions at Trelleborg for the past 15 years. “I would like to thank Mikael for the solid work that he has done for the business area and for the Group. His operational hands-on experience and skills in managing a diverse business like Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, have been invaluable. I am sorry to see Mikael leave, but I do of course wish him all the best in his new role,” concluded Nilsson.     sg

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