Andrea Masella

Trelleborg Wheel Systems Inc. announces that Andrea Masella has been appointed marketing manager for its Agricultural and Forestry Tires business in the North American market.

"Bringing Andrea into our team, together with our investment to expand the capacity of our Atlanta warehouse, are both part of our growth strategy for the North American marketplace," says Jeff Jankowski, Director of Sales North America, Agricultural and Forestry products.

Before joining Trelleborg North America, Andrea worked for in the sales and marketing department of CNH in Italy and for Trelleborg Wheel Systems in Spain and Portugal. He brings a vast amount of experience in the agricultural machinery and tire sector to his new role. Andrea received a Masters Degree in Engineering from the University of Rome, Italy. He and his family have relocated to the Akron, Ohio area.

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Trelleborg Wheel Systems is a global supplier of tires and complete wheels for agricultural and forestry machines, fork-lift trucks and other material-handling equipment. The company provides highly specialized solutions, to create added value for customers. It has annual sales (2009) of approximately EUR 281 M, over 1,829 employees and 5 factories worldwide.