UZWIL, SWITZERLAND — Roman Sonderegger started Jan. 1 as head of Bühler’s Wheat & Rye business unit. He reports to Stefan Birrer, head of milling solutions.

Sonderegger joined Bühler in 2010 as assistant to the group chief executive officer. A short time later, he became head of sales and service operations with a focus on the company’s customer service business development.

In 2015, Sonderegger was assigned to South Africa as managing director of the region.

Sonderegger studied engineering at the ETH in Zürich, Switzerland. After that, he gained experience in various international companies, mainly Bühler customers.