Clemens Blum New Member of the Bühler Board of Directors
Uzwil (Switzerland), December 17, 2015 – Clemens Blum (59) has been elected as Member of the Board of Directors of Bühler AG and Bühler Holding AG.
Clemens Blum has been Executive Vice President Industry Business at the French electrical engineering group Schneider Electric and Member of its Executive Committee since 2010. Since July this year, he has in addition been in charge of all South American sales activities. He holds degrees 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 Swiss Industrial Group (SIG) as sales director of SIG Positec Automation in 1992 and was nominated General Manager thereof in 1997. In 2000, Schneider Electric acquired the SIG Positec activities from SIG and Clemens Blum then held various higher positions within the Schneider Electric Group.
“We are very pleased to have obtained a proven industrial leader in Mr. Clemens Blum for our board of directors and extend a very warm welcome to him,” says Calvin Grieder, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Bühler Group.