Forbo has announced the appointment of Jörg Riboni to the position of chief financial officer for the company, effective in the first half of 2006. Riboni succeeds Gerold A. Zenger, who will become the deputy and CEO of Forbo, assuming responsibility for the Corporate Services business unit on Jan. 1. Riboni brings to Forbo extensive internal experience in both industry and finance. His most recent assignment was with Swiss-based Sarna Kunststoff Holding AG, where he has been employed since 1997 as CFO and Deputy CEO. In addition to being named CFO of Forbo, Riboni has also been made a member of the company's Group Executive Board.

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