Changes in Bühler’s Board of Directors

Uzwil (Switzerland), August 31, 2020 – Stefan Scheiber, CEO of Bühler Group, was elected as a new Member of the Board of Directors of Bühler Holding AG at an extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on August 28, 2020. Ruth Metzler-Arnold announced she will resign from the Board of Directors of Bühler Group by February 2021.

At the extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on August 28, 2020, the shareholders elected Stefan Scheiber unanimously as a new member of the Board of Directors of Bühler Holding AG with immediate effect. Stefan Scheiber (54) is a Swiss national, married, and lives with his family in Wil SG, Switzerland.

Stefan Scheiber started his career at Bühler in 1986 and has spent more than 30 years with Bühler in different functions. From 1988, he has worked in various international management positions within Bühler worldwide, including East and South Africa, Eastern Europe, and Germany.

In 1999, he took charge of the Brewing/Malting and Rice business units and thereafter, assumed overall responsibility for Bühler in Germany. From mid-2005, Stefan Scheiber headed the Sales & Services division as a Member of the Executive Board. In 2009, he was assigned Division Manager of the Engineered Products Division which he reorganized into the Food Processing and the Advanced Material divisions. He led the Food Processing division as of 2009.

In 2014, he integrated the Food Processing and the Grain Processing divisions, creating the Grains & Food business, which he led until 2016. Stefan Scheiber was appointed CEO of the Bühler Group on July 1, 2016. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Kistler Group and a Member of the Executive Committee of Swissmem.

Ruth Metzler-Arnold will resign in 2021

Ruth Metzler-Arnold announced she will resign from her assignments as a Member of the Board of Directors and Chairwoman of the Audit Committee of Bühler Group with effect by the ordinary general shareholders’ meeting on February 11, 2021. She has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Bühler since 2011 and Chairwoman of the Audit Committee for the last six and a half years. Rainer E. Schulz, Member of the Board of Directors, shall succeed Ruth Metzler-Arnold as the new Chairman of the Audit Committee.

The shareholders as well as the Members of the Board of Directors express their sincere thanks to both, Ruth Metzler-Arnold as well as Stefan Scheiber for their long-time commitment and dedication to Bühler, and wish them all the very best.

Image 1 to download: Stefan Scheiber, was elected as a new Member of the Board of Directors of Bühler Holding AG on August 28, 2020.

Image 2 to download: Ruth Metzler-Arnold announced she will resign from the Board of Directors on February 11, 2021.

Image 3 to download: Rainer E. Schulz, Member of the Board of Directors, shall succeed Ruth Metzler-Arnold as the new Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Media contact
Burkhard Böndel, Head of Corporate Communications,
Bühler AG, 9240 Uzwil, Switzerland
Phone: +41 71 955 33 99
Mobile: +41 79 515 91 57
E-mail: [email protected]com

Markus Reber, Media Relations Manager,
Bühler AG, 9240 Uzwil, Switzerland
Phone: +41 71 955 12 44
Mobile: +41 79 864 29 41
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About Bühler
Billions of people come into contact with Bühler technologies as they cover their basic needs for food and mobility every day. Two billion people each day enjoy foods produced on Bühler equipment; and one billion people travel in vehicles manufactured using parts produced with Bühler machinery. Countless people wear eyeglasses, use smart phones, and read newspapers and magazines – all of which depend on Bühler process technologies and solutions. Having this global relevance, Bühler is in a unique position to turn today’s global challenges into sustainable business. Bühler contributes to safely feeding the world and is doing its part to protect the climate, producing machinery that makes cars, buildings, and machinery more energy efficient. Its aim is to reduce energy, waste, and water in its customers’ value chains by 50% by 2025. Bühler’s purpose is creating “innovations for a better world.”

Bühler invests up to 5% of turnover into research and development. In 2019, some 12,800 employees generated a turnover of CHF 3.3 billion. As a Swiss family-owned company, Bühler is active in 140 countries around the world and operates a global network of 98 service stations, 32 manufacturing sites, and 25 application centers. In 2020, Bühler celebrates its 160th anniversary.

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