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Schrader International Hires Ronald J. Klump as Chief Financial Officer


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DENVER--November 6, 2012: Schrader, a pioneer and leading global manufacturer of sensing and valve solutions, today announced that Ronald J. Klump will join the company as Chief Financial Officer. Klump, who will begin his new role today, will assume responsibility for all financial operations of Schrader worldwide.

“I look forward to working with Hugh Charvat and the Schrader team. I am excited about joining a global team that is the leader in sensing and valve solutions for the automotive, industrial, aerospace and other major industries.”

"We are truly excited about having Ron Klump join the Schrader team," said Hugh Charvat, Chairman, President and CEO of Schrader. "His experience and capabilities, as well as his enthusiasm, will be valuable as we continue to expand our global business."

Since 1986, Klump has held increasingly senior level financial roles with companies such as Vermont American®, Total Petroleum®, Katy Industries®, Leprino Foods Company® and Impact Confections®. As a member of the executive team, Klump will be based in Schrader's new corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The company recently relocated their corporate headquarters from downtown Denver to Englewood, Colorado in October of 2012.

Mr. Klump commented, "I look forward to working with Hugh Charvat and the Schrader team. I am excited about joining a global team that is the leader in sensing and valve solutions for the automotive, industrial, aerospace and other major industries."

About Schrader®

Schrader® is the leading global manufacturer of sensing and valve solutions for automotive and industrial leaders, delivering solutions that protect and perform. Schrader is a pioneer in tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), a vehicle safety feature that is now standard on all cars and light trucks sold in North America and growing in use globally, and is the leading supplier of TPMS sensors, valves, tools and training worldwide. Schrader is also widely known as the inventor of the industry-standard pneumatic tire valve -- the very same valve used on every motor vehicle in the world today.