Frigoglass Announces the Appointment of Mr Torsten Tuerling to the Position of Managing Director

Frigoglass, the world’s leading manufacturer of beverage coolers (Ice Cold Merchandisers) and one of the leading glass producers in West Africa and the Middle East, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Torsten Tuerling as Managing Director and executive member of Frigoglass Board, effective May 2nd, 2012.

Torsten Tuerling (45) has 18 years of senior management experience in businesses operating across international markets, including more than 12 years of directly relevant experience in commercial refrigeration.

Prior to joining Frigoglass, Mr Tuerling was President and CEO of Franke Kitchen Systems Group, a global leader in its field, with operations in 19 countries across four continents. During his tenure at Franke, Mr Tuerling delivered significant result improvements and contributed materially to the development of their international operations. Formerly, he served as General Manager of the Food Retail Division of Carrier Commercial Refrigeration EMEA, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation and a global player in commercial refrigeration. He successfully led the integration of Linde Refrigeration, following its acquisition by Carrier.

Mr Tuerling holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Saarbrucken in Germany and a Master of Science in Management from E.M. Lyon Business School in France. He is married to Heike and they have three young sons.

Harry G David, Chairman of Frigoglass, commented:

"We are delighted to announce the appointment of Torsten Tuerling as Managing Director. Torsten’s extensive experience within the commercial refrigeration industry and across international markets will contribute to the ongoing success and development of Frigoglass. We look forward to Torsten and the Frigoglass senior management team continuing to deliver strong growth in both our cooler and glass businesses.”

600450 Frigoglass Announces the Appointment of Mr Torsten Tuerling to the Position of Managing Director
Date: 2 May 2012

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