Change in Board of Partners’ Chair
Dr. Wolfram Freudenberg hands over to Martin Wentzler At the end of Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft’s General Meeting, Dr. Wolfram Freudenberg retired from the Chair of the Board of Partners
Wolfram Freudenberg has been a Member of the Board of Partners since 1975 and its Chairman since 2005. He took a rest from office between 1988 and 1991. Throughout a long and remarkable tenure, Wolfram Freudenberg made a significant contribution, at many stages, to the continued development of the Freudenberg Group. In the past nine years, as Chairman of the Board of Partners, the strategic development of the company took precedence and in particular the corporate legal reorganization and establishment of Freudenberg SE. He supported the systematic, continued realignment of the portfolio, as well as the organizational and human resources reorientation in preparation for the next decade.
His successor, Martin Wentzler, is also committed to continuity. Just as Wolfram Freudenberg, he is also a great-great-
About the Freudenberg Group
The Freudenberg Group is a family company offering its customers technically challenging product solutions and services. The Group develops and manufactures seals, vibration control components, filters, nonwovens, products for surface treatment, release agents and specialty lubricants, medical and mechatronic products.
Especially for mid-size companies Freudenberg develops software solutions and IT services. The end-user can find modern Freudenberg household products in the shops under the brand names of vileda®, O-Cedar®, Wettex®, Gala® and SWASH®. The Freudenberg Group employed about 40,000 people in about 60 countries and generated sales of more than €6.6 billion in 2013. For more information please visit www.freudenberg.com.