UZWIL, SWITZERLAND — Rainer Schulz, former chief executive officer (CEO) of the global REHAU Group, has been nominated to the Bühler shareholders as a new member of Bühler Group’s board of directors at an extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on June 21.

 At its upcoming meeting, Bühler will add a new member to its board of directors with the nomination of Schulz. After obtaining a degree in production technology, for which he was awarded the promotion prize of the Association of German Engineers VDI, Schulz first held various materials management and production supply chain positions in the electronics and mechanical engineering industries.

 Since 1995, Schulz has served 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, 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, Schulz was appointed CEO of the REHAU Group, a position he held until mid-2018.