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The Timken Company Names Brian Walters as Director of Heavy-Duty Sales

CANTON, Ohio, Sept. 28 -- The Timken Company recently named Brian Walters director of heavy-duty sales. In this position, Brian will be responsible for sales to the original equipment heavy-duty industry for Timken's automotive division.

"Brian's experience in the heavy-duty business fits well with our strategic plan for the heavy-duty markets," said Rich Adams, vice president - automotive global business development. "He brings an impressive track record and is well positioned to support our customers."

Brian has been with Timken for more than 25 years, serving in a variety of marketing and sales positions. Most recently, he served as manager of global business development. Walters graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's in business administration.

Brian replaces Bill Lucas, a valued member of Timken's automotive team for more than 30 years who recently passed away of an apparent heart attack.