Bühler CEO Stefan Scheiber named as a new member of its board of directors

Stefan Scheiber, CEO of the Bühler Group, has been appointed as a new member of the board of directors of Bühler Holding AG, which was decided at an extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting.

Ruth Metzler-Arnold announced she will resign from the board by February 2021, with the business in a resilient position across its operations, including equipment and systems developed for confectionery and bakery markets.

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. Scheiber (54) is a Swiss national, married, and lives with his family in Wil SG, Switzerland.

He 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 reorganised 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. 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.

Meanwhile, Ruth Metzler-Arnold (above) 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 since 2011 and chaired 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.

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