Buhler Group adds former Rehau Group CEO to Board

Rainer Schulz will be a new member of the Board of Directors

Rainer Schulz, new member of the Board of Directors

Rainer Schulz, former CEO of the global Rehau Group, is being proposed to the Bühler shareholders as a new member of Bühler Group’s Board of Directors.

At its upcoming general shareholders’ meeting on 21 June 21, Bühler will add a new member to its Board of Directors with the nomination of Rainer Schulz.

The company holds market positions in technologies and methods for processing grain into flour and feed, as well as for the production of pasta and chocolate, in die casting, wet grinding and surface coating.

Rainer 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, 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 COO, 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 CEO of the Rehau Group, a position he held until mid-2018.

With the appointment of Rainer Schulz, the Board of Directors is winning an experienced business expert with an impressive industrial track record who will ensure continuity in the further development of Bühler.