Mohsen Sohi will join the management board of Freudenberg on May 1, 2010. On July 1, 2010 he will take over from Jorg Sost, who will be retiring toward the middle of the year. Dr. Sohi will be responsible for the global sealing business.
Dr. Sohi, who has a doctorate in mechanical engineering, has been president/CEO of Freudenberg NOK General Partnership USA since 2003. Before joining Freudenberg, he was chairman of the management board of the Global Store Automation Business of the NCR Corporation and has held a number of management positions at Allied-Signal and Honeywell. His latest position at Honeywell was president of the global Honeywell Electronic Materials Business.