PLYMOUTH, Mich., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK), a leading producer of elastomeric seals and custom molded products, has appointed Dr. Theodore G. Duclos acting president of its North America organization, effective June 11, 2014.
Duclos succeeds Bradley Norton, who recently announced his departure from Freudenberg-NOK to pursue other professional opportunities.
In his new role, Duclos will oversee the ongoing evolution and growth of Freudenberg-NOK's management and business functions in the Americas. Duclos, who joined Freudenberg-NOK in 1996, has more than 20 years of industry experience in research and development (R&D), technology development and management. He will continue in his role as CEO of the company's global Fluid Power division.
Duclos previously served as the vice president of operations and technology, vice president of corporate technology and as the chief technical officer overseeing Freudenberg-NOK's technical capabilities, research and development programs and development of new products and material and processing technologies.
About Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies is the Americas joint venture between Freudenberg and Co. in Germany and NOK Corp. in Japan. Freudenberg-NOK is a leading producer of advanced sealing technologies for a variety of markets including: aerospace; agriculture; appliance; automotive; construction; diesel engine; energy; food and beverage; heavy industry; and pharmaceutical. Founded in 1989 under the legal name Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership, Freudenberg-NOK is headquartered in Plymouth, Mich. and operates more than 20 facilities across the Americas. For additional information, please visit www.fnst.com.
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