UZWIL, Switzerland – Rainer Schulz, former CEO of the global REHAU Group, has been elected unanimously to Bühler Group’s board of directors. Schulz was elected in a unanimous decision during the company’s extraordinary general shareholders meeting. He will assume his position with immediate effect.
Schulz is a Swiss national, married, and lives with his family in the region of Emmental in Switzerland. After obtaining a degree in production technology, for which he was awarded the promotion prize of the Association of German Engineers VDI, Schulz first held various materials management and production supply chain positions in the electronics and mechanical engineering industries.
Since 1995, 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, Schulz moved on to the global REHAU Group. As Chief Operating Officer, he was in charge of 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.