New sales manager: Germany, Austria and Switzerland



Trelleborg’s pipe seals operation has demonstrated its commitment to better servicing its clients and growing business across Europe, with the appointment of Sales Manager, Carsten Hindersmann.

Operating from Germany, Carsten will be responsible for the operation’s growth in the German, Austrian and Swiss markets for new pipe seal solutions, to meet ever-growing customer demand. Working closely with customers on individual projects, Carsten will assist in delivering customized solutions that establish premium performance over a long product lifecycle.

Jos Smudde, Commercial Manager for Trelleborg’s pipe seals operation, says: “With over 12 years’ experience within the concrete pipe, manhole and plastic pipe industries, Carsten has an extensive knowledge and understanding of the new seals market. His previous track record will benefit and support our activities across the region, with a particular focus on enhancing our presence in the highly competitive German market.

“As a global company, we believe that our industry leading portfolio of leak-free, hassle-free pipe seals and a local ‘feet on the ground’ presence within the countries that our customers operate in, provides a solid base for growth. Similarly, with a strong understanding of these markets, Carsten represents the ideal candidate to fulfil our growth potential.”

Carsten added: “Trelleborg has an excellent reputation throughout the industry for assuring performance over the entire pipe cycle and is an undisputed leader in innovation. To join the company represents a fantastic opportunity and given my previous experience in this industry, I believe I am well placed to assist in Trelleborg’s expansion plans for Europe.”

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