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TRICO Board of Directors Elects Lou Braga as CEO

(Rochester Hills, Michigan) –Trico Products, the leading innovator for wiper blade technology, today announced Luis (Lou) Braga has joined Trico Products as president and chief executive officer.

Braga comes to TRICO from another Kohlberg company, Pittsburgh Glass Works, where he was vice president and general manager of the Auto-OEM business unit. Braga’s 32 years of strategic management experience in the automotive and industrial business markets comes from his time as vice president and general manager of Stant USA Corporation; group president of Tomkins Automotive Fluid Systems; president of the Gates Fluid Power Division; and president of Gates Unitta Corporation in Japan. 

“I’d like to thank the TRICO Board of Directors for the opportunity to work with another Kohlberg company,” said Braga. “I’m looking forward to a seamless transition in bringing my global experience to the TRICO family as we continue to grow the business and fortify customer relationships.”

For over 90 years, Trico Products has been one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wiper blade products and systems with major operations in Asia, Australia, North America, South America and the European Union. For more information on TRICO product lines, please contact Trico Products at 1-800-388-7426, or visit