Jan Björck new Chief Financial Officer of Trelleborg Group

Jan Björck appointed new Chief Financial Officer of Trelleborg Group Jan Björck has been appointed to a new position in which he has overall responsibility for finance and treasury within the Trelleborg Group. The Finance, Treasury, Taxes & Group Structure and Information Technology (IT) staff functions will report to the Group's new Chief Financial Officer. Jan Björck, 53, joins Trelleborg from a similar position within the PLM Group, where he has worked since 1992. Prior to that, he was employed in various senior management positions within Swedish Match. "The establishment of a Chief Financial Officer, responsible for finance and treasury matters at Group level provides us with an improved coordination of these functions and a more distinct identity in relation to the financial markets," says Fredrik Arp, Trelleborg's President and Chief Executive Officer. For further information please contact Leif Öberg, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, tel +46 410 670 39 (mobile +46 708 540 540) or the Corporate Communications Dept. tel +46 410 67000 (mobile +46 708 552169) High resolution pictures can be obtained from 12 o´clock on the Trelleborg home page: www.trelleborg.com ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/03/12/19990312BIT00070/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/03/12/19990312BIT00070/bit0002.pdf