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The Board of Directors of Forbo Holding Ltd has appointed Urs Uehlinger as the new Chief Financial Officer and member of the Forbo Group Executive Board. He will take up his new appointment in the spring of 2017.
Baar, November 30, 2016
Urs Uehlinger is 50 years old and a Swiss citizen. Since 2011 he has been CFO of the global product business at the "Control Products and Systems" Business Unit of the Siemens Building Technologies division. Previously, he held various financial positions at Siemens Building Technologies and within the ABB Group.
Urs Uehlinger completed his economics degree (lic. oec. publ.) at the University of Zurich in 1992 and has wide-ranging experience in the area of finance.
He will take up his new appointment in the spring of 2017, taking over from Andreas Spreiter, who will leave the company in May 2017.
Forbo is a leading manufacturer of floor coverings, building and construction adhesives, as well as power transmission and conveyor belt solutions. The company employs more than 5,300 people and has an international network of 24 production facilities and distribution companies as well as 42 pure sales organizations in a total of 35 countries across the globe. The company generated net sales of CHF 1,139.1 million in the 2015 business year. Forbo is headquartered in Baar in the canton of Zug, Switzerland.
The Group company Forbo Holding Ltd is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (securities number 354151, ISIN CH0003541510, Bloomberg FORN SW, Reuters FORN.S).
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