CHICAGO Timken Co. has
appointed a new president for its business in China, along with
four new leaders within its bearings and power transmission
The Canton, Ohio-based steel and
bearings manufacturer named Peter M. Sproson as president of
its China business. Sproson, a company veteran who joined
Timken as a sales engineer in Europe in 1978, will succeed
Leong Fang, who will retire at the end of the year after a
28-year career with Timken.
China is Timkens
second-largest geographic sales region.
In the United States, Timken
named John W. Beam as supply chain vice president for the
bearings and power transmission unit, Richard M. Boyer as vice
president of manufacturing, Hans Landin as vice president of
business advancement and Michael P. Morgan as controller.
Beam and Boyer are 25-year and 28-year veterans of Timken,
respectively, while Landin has worked at the company for 16
years and Morgan for seven years.