Executive Board

The Executive Board of Bühler AG is composed of eight members.

Stefan Scheiber
Chief Executive Officer

Stefan Scheiber graduated in Business Administration from the Uni- versity of Applied Science in St. Gallen and later continued his education at the Institute IMD Lausanne and the Harvard Business School. From 1988, he worked for 15 years in various international management positions 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 Man-ager of the Engineered Products Division which he reorganized into the Food Processing and the Advanced Material divisions. He led the Food Processing division as of 2009. In 2014, Stefan Scheiber integrated the Food Processing and the Grain Proces- sing divisions, creating the Grains & Food business, which he led until 2016. Stefan Scheiber was appointed CEO of the Bühler Group as of July 1, 2016. Stefan Scheiber was born in 1965 and is Swiss.

Andreas Herzog
Chief Financial Officer

After graduating in Business Administration, Andreas R. Herzog continued his studies in various postgraduate courses in marketing and finance management at business schools in France, Canada, and the USA. He occupied management positions at Ciba-Geigy, Swatch, and Swarovski. During his professional career he has worked in Switzerland, Mexico, Co- lombia, Ivory Coast and Germany. Andreas R. Herzog has been CFO of Bühler Group since 2002. He is also a member of the board of Bertrams AG, CCS Holding AG, and the advisory board of Commerzbank in Ger- many. Andreas Herzog was born in 1957 and is Swiss.

Johannes Wick
Grains & Food

Johannes Wick joined Bühler in 2014 and took over the management of Grain Milling, the largest business area. Since April 1, 2016, he leads the Bühler business Grains & Food. Before that, he worked for more than twenty years in different management positions in the energy and infra- structure sector at ABB, ABB Alstom Power, Iberdrola, and Alstom. Johannes Wick earned a Master’s degree in engineering at the ETH in Zurich with an exchange at the Technical University in Madrid. He expan- ded his knowledge with an MBA from IESE in Barcelona with an exchange at Sloan Management School of Business at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston. Johannes Wick was born in 1969 and is Swiss.

Samuel Schär
Advanced Materials

After obtaining a diploma as a Physics Engineer from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and accumulating three years of experience with the consultancy McKinsey, he joined Bühler in 2002, where he took charge of the Nanotechnology business unit in 2005. From 2009 to 2013, he bore overall responsibility for the Grinding & Dispersion business area, into which he integrated the Nanotechnology business unit. Samuel Schär has headed the Advanced Materials business since 2013 and was appointed CEO of Advanced Materials as of September 2014. Samuel Schär was born in 1978 and is Swiss.

Holger Feldhege
Manufacturing & Logistics

Holger Feldhege graduated in Business Administration and holds a PhD in Production Management. He has extensive experience in the sales and service business as well as production, engineering, and logistics. He worked in various management positions at Mannesmann and ThyssenKrupp Elevator, spending more than seven years in Asia. Upon his return to Germany in 2010, Holger Feldhege took on the position of CEO Manufacturing for the business unit Central, Eastern, and Northern Europe and later Senior Vice-President Manufacturing Elevator for the worldwide group. In 2014, Holger Feldhege joined Bühler as Head of Manufacturing & Logistics. Holger Feldhege was born in 1968 and is German.

Dieter Voegtli
Asia Pacific

Dieter Voegtli is a Mechanical Engineer (Swiss Federal Institute of Techno- logy in Zurich, ETH) and holds an MBA from INSEAD. He started his career in global power plant commissioning and as a Software Development Manager for ABB. Following that, he worked for eight years as Technical Director of Roche China Ltd. Dieter Voegtli has been President of Bühler Group China and Asia Pacific since 2009, after serv-ing as President of Bühler China since 2004. Dieter Voegtli was born in 1958 and is Swiss.

Ian Roberts
Chief Technology Officer

Ian Roberts graduated in chemical engineering and obtained a PhD in pro- cess engineering from the University of Wales, Great Britain. From 1997 through 2009, he held various management positions at Nestlé, acting among other things as an internal management consultant, as Director of Innovation for Nestlé Mexico, and as Director of the Chocolate Centre of Excellence in Switzerland. He has been Chief Technology Officer at Bühler since 2011. Since December 2015, Ian Roberts chairs the Evaluation Board of Wyss Institute Zurich and is on the board of the start-up accelerator MassChallenge Switzerland. He received the European CTO of the year award in 2016. Ian Roberts was born in 1970 and is British.

Dipak Mane
Human Resources

After completing his studies in Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Dipak Mane worked in India for several years as an engi- neer in various positions. He joined Bühler India in 1992 as one of the first local employees. Step by step, he built Bühler India, starting in 2000 as Managing Director and continuing from 2010 onward as Head of Region South Asia. In July 2015, he assumed the position of Chief Human Resources Officer for the Group. Dipak Mane was born in 1960 and is Indian.

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