Change in the Executive Board of Bühler.12/18/2012 – Achim Klotz, member of the Executive Board and head of the Advanced Materials division of Bühler Group, will leave the organization in the course of the first half-year of 2013. He will be succeeded by Samuel Schaer, who up to now has been in charge of the Grinding & Dispersion and Nanotechnology business units. Samuel Schaer (37) graduated in physics from the Swiss Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and has been with Bühler Group since March 2002. He started his career in the Business Development function of the Nanotechnology business unit, of which he took charge in 2005. During this time, he accumulated management experience and know-how in the fields of development and market-relevant technologies. In 2009, he was appointed overall head of the Grinding & Dispersion and Nanotechnology business units. His long entrepreneurial track record and his diverse skills enable Samuel Schaer to fulfill the requirements for the successful further development of the Advanced Materials division of Bühler Group.
The Group thanks Achim Klotz for his dedicated efforts and his successful activities over the past fourteen years and wishes him all the best for the future and the coming challenges.
Bühler is a global leader in the field of process technology, in particular production technologies and services for producing foods and manufacturing advanced materials. Bühler operates in over 140 countries and has a global payroll of about 8800. In fiscal 2011, the Group generated sales (turnover) of CHF 2130 million.
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