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Xerium Technologies appoints Harold C. Bevis as CEO

Xerium Technologies announced the appointment of Harold C. Bevis, as the company's new CEO, President and Director. Bevis has been CEO, President and Director of Pliant Corporation and Jordan Telecommunication Products, and has held executive positions with Emerson Electric and General Cable Corporation. Coincident with the appointment of Bevis, James F. Wilson, currently Xerium's Lead Director, has been appointed the company's Chairman of the Board.