TMD Friction CEO John Hudson appointed to the EuroBrake Advisory Board

Leverkusen/Luxemburg, August 2017 – John Hudson, President & Chief Executive Officer of brake friction specialist TMD Friction Group, was appointed to the EuroBrake Advisory Board.

Following his invitation John Hudson commented: “I am honored to be invited to support EuroBrake as a member of its Advisory Board. I look forward to working closely together with other Advisory Board members to continue the success of EuroBrake.”
Since the first EuroBrake in 2012 TMD Friction Group has actively supported the forum EuroBrake and FISITA, the organizer behind the largest conference and exhibition dedicated to braking technology.

Chris Mason, Chief Executive Officer at FISITA: ”It is my great pleasure to welcome John Hudson to the EuroBrake Advisory Board. I am sure his experience in the brake friction industry will contribute considerably to the existing high-caliber Board that has been instrumental in the success story behind EuroBrake.”

The EuroBrake Advisory Board has 22 members that bring their expertise on braking from research and academic institutions and the industries of passenger car, commercial vehicle, rail, aerospace and the wider industrial fields.

In 2018, EuroBrake will take place from 22–24 May at World Forum in The Hague, Netherlands. Authors are being asked to submit their abstracts from mid-August via www.eurobrake.net.

Caption 1: John Hudson, President and Chief Executive Officer at TMD Friction Group and newly appointed Advisory Board member EuroBrake. (Source and Copyright: TMD Friction)
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Caption 2: Chris Mason, Chief Executive Officer FISITA, the organizing association behind EuroBrake. (Source and Copyright: FISITA)
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Caption 3: TMD Friction Group logo. (Source and Copyright TMD Friction)
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ABOUT TMD FRICTION

TMD Friction is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of brake friction materials to the automotive and brake industry. The company’s product portfolio comprises disc brake pads and drum brake linings for passenger cars and commercial vehicles together with friction materials for racing and industrial applications. With its brands Textar, Mintex, Don, Pagid, and Cobreq, TMD Friction has a market-leading position in the global replacement parts market. Under the brand names Cosid and Dynotherm TMD Friction develops and produces friction materials for industrial applications. TMD Friction has operations in Germany as well as in Europe, USA, Brazil, Mexico, China, Japan and South Africa. The TMD Friction Group employs approximately 4,800 people worldwide. For further information please visit www.tmdfriction.com

About EuroBrake

EuroBrake was created in 2012 to address the profound changes in the demands made by the braking industry’s customers and end-users, and to provide a forum for companies and engineers working in the area of brake technology to come together to share ideas. EuroBrake has grown annually in exhibitor and delegate attendee numbers, with over 1,000 delegates from 40 countries attending EuroBrake 2017 in Dresden, Germany. Featuring more than 120
technical presentations and posters, as well as over 100 exhibitors, EuroBrake is the world’s largest dedicated braking conference and attracts engineers, scientists and executives from the industries of passenger car, commercial vehicle, rail, aerospace and the wider industrial fields.
For further information please visit https://www.eurobrake.net/

Media Contact TMD Friction Group

Media Contact TMD Friction Group
TMD Friction Holdings GmbH, Tim Pelargus, Group Communications Manager
Schlebuscher Straße 99, 51381 Leverkusen / Germany
Phone: +49 (0)2171 501 9974
Email: tim.pelargus@tmdfriction.com

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