Rainer Schulz, the former CEO of the global REHAU Group, has been elected unanimously to Bühler Group’s board of directors in a unanimous decision, effective immediately.
With his appointment, the board of directors gains an experienced business expert with an impressive industrial track record who will ensure continuity in the further development of Bühler, the company said in a statement.
Rainer Schulz is a Swiss national. After obtaining a degree in production technology, for which he was awarded the promotion prize of the Association of German Engineers VDI, Rainer Schulz first held various materials management and production supply chain positions in the electronics and mechanical engineering industries.
Since 1995, Rainer Schulz has acted as head of production and later as general head of purchasing in charge of global procurement at the jet engine builder BMW Rolls-Royce AeroEngines. In 2001, Rainer Schulz moved on to the global REHAU Group. As chief operating officer, he was in charge within the context of the company management of the engineering, production, and materials management functions. In 2010, Rainer Schulz was appointed chief executive officer of the REHAU Group, a position he held until mid-2018.