UZWIL, Switzerland – At the annual general shareholders’ meeting of Bühler Holding AG, Ruth Metzler-Arnold resigned as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairwoman of the Audit Committee. She will be succeeded as Chairperson of the Audit Committee by Rainer Schulz, Member of the Board of Directors.
"We would like to thank Ruth Metzler-Arnold for bringing her profound knowledge of business and especially corporate governance to us over the past 10 years. On behalf of the shareholders and the members of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank her most sincerely for her many years of commitment," said Calvin Grieder, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bühler Group.
Metzler-Arnold commented, "The collaboration with the members of the Board of Directors and with the Executive Board has always been very fruitful. In recent years, Bühler has set the right course in innovation and digitalization. Therefore, the company is in a first-class position to fully exploit current and future business opportunities." She said she was also convinced of the company's sustainable success in the future.
Metzler-Arnold had been a member of the Board of Directors since 2011 and Chairwoman of the Audit Committee since 2014. She had already announced her resignation at the extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on August 28, 2020.