Trelleborg AB proposes election of Anne Mette Olesen to the Board of Directors as a new Board member

– SWEDEN – The Nomination Committee of Trelleborg AB (STO:TRELB) has decided to propose to the 2015 Annual General Meeting that Anne Mette Olesen be elected as a new Board member of the company.

The Nomination Committee has also resolved to propose to the 2015 Annual General Meeting that Board members Hans Biörck, Jan Carlson, Claes Lindqvist, Sören Mellstig, Peter Nilsson, Bo Risberg, Nina Udnes Tronstad and Heléne Vibbleus be re-elected. It has also proposed the re-election of Sören Mellstig as the Chairman of the Board.

The Nomination Committee has actively sought a Board member that can complement the Board, bringing experience and expertise of international commercial operations combined with global corporate responsibility (CR) engagement. The Committee also wanted a candidate who would strengthen the Board and add experience from both the healthcare sector and food industry. Anne Mette Olesen fits this profile and the Nomination Committee is of the opinion that she is highly suited to a position on the Board of Trelleborg AB.

Anne Mette Olsen has been employed by AAK AB since 2010 and currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer, Business Development and Marketing. She previously held various positions at Coloplast A/S, Chr. Hansen A/S and Danisco Ing. A/S. Anne Mette Olesen is a Board member of Acoplastic and of the Process Industry, which is part of the Confederation of Danish Industry.

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 Stockholm, Large Cap.

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