Tenneco Elects Thomas C. Freyman to Company’s Board of Directors

  Tenneco Elects Thomas C. Freyman to Company’s Board of Directors

Business Wire

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- January 16, 2013

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) announced today that Thomas C. Freyman has been
elected to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Freyman is
executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer for Abbott, a
global, broad-based health care company.

“We are pleased to add Thomas Freyman, a well-established business leader, to
Tenneco’s board of directors and I look forward to his participation,” said
Gregg Sherrill, chairman and CEO, Tenneco. “Tom’s financial perspective and
extensive background will be assets to our board as we continue to implement
our strategic growth plans and capitalize on opportunities to deliver
shareholder value.”

Freyman has served in his current role – CFO and executive vice president,
finance – since 2004, having been first appointed CFO and senior vice
president, finance in 2001. From 1999 to 2001, he served as vice president and
controller of Abbott’s Hospital Products Division. Prior to that, he held a
number of financial planning and analysis positions with Abbott including
treasurer for Abbott’s international operations and corporate vice president
and treasurer.

Prior to joining Abbott, Freyman was a certified public accountant with Ernst
& Whinney in Chicago. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the
University of Illinois and a Master’s degree in management from Northwestern

About Tenneco

Tenneco is a $7.2 billion global manufacturing company with headquarters in
Lake Forest, Illinois and approximately 24,000 employees worldwide. Tenneco is
one of the world’s largest designers, manufacturers and marketers of emission
control and ride control products and systems for the automotive and
commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket. Tenneco
markets its products principally under the Monroe®, Walker® and
Clevite®Elastomer brand names.


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