GUELPH, ON, Jan. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - (TSX: LNR). Linamar Corporation is
saddened to announce the passing of a member of the Company's Board of
Directors, David Buehlow. Mr. Buehlow died peacefully on Sunday,
December 22, 2013 at the age of 77.
Mr. Buehlow became a director of Linamar in 1998 and was a vital part of
Linamar for over 15 years. His financial experience through his
partnership at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) was
invaluable to Linamar.
"David was always an enthusiastic member of our board and strong lead to
our Audit Committee. He was a person I admired greatly and will be
sorely missed," said Linamar CEO, Linda Hasenfratz.
The company has initiated a search for a new director.
Linamar Corporation (TSX:LNR) is a diversified global manufacturing
Company of highly engineered products powering vehicles, motion, work
and lives. The Company is made up of 2 operating segments - the
Powertrain/Driveline segment and the Industrial segments which are
further divided into 4 key divisions - Manufacturing, Driveline,
Industrial Commercial Energy ("ICE") and Skyjack, all world leaders in
the design, development and production of highly engineered products.
The Company's Manufacturing and Driveline divisions focus on precision
metallic components, modules and systems for engine, transmission and
driveline systems designed for passenger vehicle markets. The ICE
group concentrates on similar products for on and off highway vehicle,
energy and other industrial markets. The Company's Skyjack division is
noted for its innovative, high quality mobile industrial equipment,
notably its class-leading aerial work platforms and telehandlers. With
more than 18,000 employees in 42 manufacturing locations, 5 R&D centers
and 15 sales offices in 12 countries in North America, Europe and Asia,
Linamar generated sales of more than $3.22 Billion in 2012. For more
information about Linamar Corporation and its industry leading products
and services, visit www.linamar.com
Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer
January 7, 2014
SOURCE: Linamar Corporation