Clemens Blum has a degree in Electronic Engineering from Furtwangen University (Germany) and Business Management from Pforzheim University (Germany). After holding various positions in sales in different companies, he joined the Swiss Industrial Group (SIG) as Sales Director of SIG Positec Automation in 1992 and was promoted to General Manager in 1997.
In 2000, Schneider Electric acquired the SIG Positec activities from SIG, and Clemens Blum then took on various executive positions within the Schneider Electric Group. From July 2010 until December 2016, he acted as Executive Vice President of the industry business, located in Foxborough (Massachusetts / US) for two years.
Until his retirement, Clemens Blum was responsible for specific merger and acquisition strategies and key executive customers in the industrial automation market. He currently supports international private equity companies. In April 2018, he was appointed by one of those companies to the Advisory Board of Laird Connectivity, Ohio / US, a manufacturer of professional Wi-Fi, antenna and IoT platform technologies. In January 2020, he was also appointed to the Supervisory Board of Rafi GmbH & Co.Kg, Germany, a leading supplier of Human Machine Interface Technology.
Clemens Blum was elected a Member of the Board of Bühler in December 2015. Clemens Blum was born in 1955 and is German.