Timken Names Michael Hekker Sales Manager for Aerospace

CANTON, Ohio: March 1, 2012 — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) today announced the appointment of Michael Hekker as product sales manager for Timken’s aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul business. In this role, Hekker will have overall responsibility for parts manufacturer approval (PMA) parts sales.


Hekker most recently worked for Pratt & Whitney Component Solutions as aftermarket sales manager.  He has more than 15 years’ experience in aviation maintenance, sales and management, including five years as a crew chief in the United States Navy. Hekker earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary humanities from Michigan State University. He is a native of Muskegon, Mich. and will be relocating to Mesa, Ariz. in the near future.


About The Timken Company

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) keeps the world turning with innovative friction management and power transmission products and services that help machinery perform more efficiently and reliably. With sales of $5.2 billion in 2011 and approximately 21,000 people operating from locations in 30 countries, Timken is Where You Turn® for better performance.