Leif Öberg leaves Trelleborg

Leif Öberg leaves Trelleborg AB; Mikael Byström new head of corporate communications Leif Öberg, Senior Vice President-Corporate Communications, at Trelleborg for many years, has decided to leave the company to start his own consulting business in the recruitment, communications and investor relations areas. The deputy head of Corporate Communications at Trelleborg, Mikael Byström, has been appointed to replace Leif Öberg as Senior Vice President-Corporate Communications. "I have been tempted to broaden my interests, for example by helping other listed companies with communications activities and investor relations contacts, for a number of years," says Leif Öberg. "In my new company, I have already secured a number of concrete assignments from Swedish listed companies. I also intend to work with personnel recruitment in those areas in which I specialize." "The change in positions will become formally effective as of today," continues Öberg. "But I will continue to assist Trelleborg in my own areas in future, and will do everything possible to support Mikael Byström, who I know will rise to this challenge in a brilliant manner. After all, he has been trained in the best possible school..." "Leif Öberg is an institution in this industry and I regret his decision to leave us," says Trelleborg's President, Fredrik Arp. "At the same time, I am delighted that he will continue to help Trelleborg in his new role." Further information can once more be obtained from Leif Öberg, telephone:+46 410 670 39,or as usual, from Mikael Byström, telephone: +46 410 670 37 www.trelleborg.com ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/05/07/19990507BIT00420/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/05/07/19990507BIT00420/bit0002.pdf