Buhler Group Appoints Rainer Schulz to Board of Directors

Uzwil, Switzerland - June 7, 2019 - Rainer Schulz, former CEO of the global REHAU Group, is being proposed to the Buhler shareholders as a new member of Buhler Group's Board of Directors at an extraordinary general shareholders' meeting on June 21, 2019.

At its upcoming extraordinary general shareholders' meeting on June 21, 2019, Buhler will add a new member to its Board of Directors with the nomination of Rainer Schulz (54).

Rainer Schulz is a Swiss nationa, 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 Shulz 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.

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 Buhler.

For more information, please contact Markus Reber at markus.reber@buhlergroup.com