Trelleborg Wheel Systems has named Paolo Pompei the new business area president, effective April 1, 2017. He succeeds Maurizio Vischi, who is retiring.

Paolo Pompei has spent the last 18 years at Trelleborg.

Paolo Pompei has spent the last 18 years at Trelleborg.

Like his predecessor, Paolo will be a member of Trelleborg Group Management.

Pompei has worked at Trelleborg Wheel Systems in various management positions since 1999, and for the past number of years has been in charge of the global operations of agricultural tires.

“We are very satisfied to be able to promote Paolo," says Peter Nilsson, CEO and president of Trelleborg AB. "He has an excellent profile as well as a very suitable background in all respects. We are certain that he will be able to continue the successful development of our tire operations in close cooperation with the excellent team at Trelleborg Wheel Systems. Paolo has been instrumental and closely involved in the acquisition of CGS and is a strong contributor in the ongoing integration activities." 

Pompei says he is “proud and honored to assume the responsibility for the continued development of Trelleborg’s tire operations. I am highly committed to the business and I am delighted to have been given this opportunity. We are at an exciting stage in the development of Trelleborg Wheel Systems with the ongoing integration of CGS’s tire operation. I am eagerly looking forward to the continued development."

Vischi has been business area president since 2001.

“I want to extend my warm and heartfelt thanks to Maurizio Vischi, not only for the development of our tire operations but also for being a personal support in many ways," says Nilsson. "Under Maurizio’s leadership, the business area has seen fantastic development. It has created global positions, improved its geographical footprint, launched numerous new products, solutions and concepts, and grown substantially, both organically and structurally. Maurizio stands for competence, expertise and enormous integrity, as well as commitment and Italian passion. He has been a major asset in the development of the entire Trelleborg Group."

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