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Company Overview of Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft

Company Overview

Freudenberg & Co. KG offers various products and services for the passenger car and commercial vehicle, mechanical and plant engineering, textile and apparel, construction, mining and heavy industry, energy, chemical, oil and gas, medical technology, civil aviation, rail vehicles, and semiconductor sectors worldwide. The company develops and manufactures seals, vibration control technology components, filters, nonwovens, surface treatment products, release agents, household gloves, specialty lubricants, and medical technology and mechatronic products. It also develops software solutions and IT services primarily for small- and medium-sized enterprises, as well as offers household products un...

Höhnerweg 2-4

Weinheim,  69469

Germany

Founded in 1849

33,245 Employees

Phone:

49 6201 80 0

Fax:

49 6201 80 0

Key Executives for Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft

Chief Executive Officer and Speaker of the Management Board
Age: 55
Chief Executive Officer of Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies and President of Freudenberg Oil & Gas Technologies
Chief Executive Officer of Nok-Freudenberg Group China
Chief Executive Officer of Nok-Freudenberg Group China
Chief Executive Officer of Freudenberg Schwab Vibration Control
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft Key Developments

Freudenberg Group Appoints Bob Evans as Regional Representative

Bob Evans has been appointed the Freudenberg Group's regional representative effective January 1, 2015. With this appointment, Evans also becomes the member of Freudenberg's Global Executive Team, representing the North American region. In his new position, Evans reports directly to the Freudenberg Board of Management. As the regional representative, he is responsible for representing the Freudenberg Group's interests in the region while working on cross-divisional cooperation of all Freudenberg entities in the region. At the same time, Evans continues his current responsibilities as the Group's General Counsel for the region. Bob joined the Freudenberg Group in August 2003 as general counsel of Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies. In 2010, he became Freudenberg Group legal counsel for the Americas. Prior to Freudenberg, Bob worked in the legal departments of the Kimberly-Clark Corporation and NCR Corporation, and with the law firm of Ice Miller.

Freudenberg to Expand Shanghai Production Base

Freudenberg announced that it was to continue to expand chemical R&D center and production base in Qingpu, Shanghai in the near future. The company's Qingpu base will reach 66,000 square meters after the expansion, which will be three times as large as that in 2008 when it was built; total investment is CNY 150 million. The Qingpu base mainly produces special lubricants, high-performance release agents and processing aids, etc, which is subordinated to Klueber Lubrication and Chem-Trend, under wings of Freudenberg Chemical Specialities.

Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft Announces Board Changes

Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft announced that at the end of it's general meeting, Wolfram Freudenberg retired from the chair of the board of partners, having reached the retirement age of 73 on June 24, 2014. The body elected Martin Wentzler as its new chairman. The chair of Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft's board of partners is also the chair of the supervisory board of Freudenberg SE. Wolfram Freudenberg has been a Member of the board of partners since 1975 and it's chairman since 2005. His successor, Martin Wentzler was elected to it's board of partners in 1993. Since then he has been a member of the human resources and audit committees and since the beginning of 2013 deputy chairman of the board of partners /supervisory board. In addition, he represents Partners' interests as CEO of Treuhand Weinheim.

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