MORE THAN 200 MILLION DRIVERS WORLDWIDE DEPEND ON TMD FRICTION TO ENSURE THAT THEY HAVE A SAFE AND COMFORTABLE JOURNEY EVERY DAY.

ABOUT TMD FRICTION

TMD Friction are a Nisshinbo Group company. We are the global leaders in brake friction technology. From passenger cars, racing cars and commercial vehicles to industrial applications, we drive excellence through effective, reliable and safe braking solutions.

With over 135 years in the braking friction industry, we are among the world´s largest manufacturers of brake friction materials and are trusted by the biggest brands in the automotive and industrial sectors. We also cater for some of the world´s most prestigious racing series, such as the 24 Heures Du Mans racing cars and other vehicles. Welcome to the world of brake friction.

MANAGEMENT BOARD

Tetsuya-Kumakawa
TETSUYA KUMAKAWA

President & CEO

TMD Friction Group

Takaharu-Dannoura
TAKAHARU DANNOURA

Executive Vice President

Group Finance and IT, CFO

Peter Schubert
DR. PETER SCHUBERT

Executive Vice President

Group Human Resources

Jurgen Lange
JÜRGEN LANGE

Executive Vice President

Group Research & Development

Frank Malburg
FRANK MALBURG

Executive Vice President

Group Manufacturing

Christoph Rabe
CHRISTOPH RABE

Executive Vice President

Region Asia-Pacific

Greg Scheeselle
GREG SCHEESSELE

Executive Vice President

Region Americas

Jeremy Adams
JEREMY ADAMS

Executive Vice President

OE Commercial Vehicle

OE Passenger Car (interim)

David Baines
DAVID BAINES

Executive Vice President

Independent Aftermarket

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SATOSHI CHIKAZAWA

Executive Vice President

Japanese Relations