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He holds an engineering degree in mechanical engineering/process engineering and an Executive MBA. During his studies at the University of Applied Sciences in Constance, he became acquainted with Bühler as an intern and wrote his thesis about the company. He has been permanently employed at Bühler since 2005. Ellegast got to know the company from the bottom up, first in project management in grain milling, then in Bühler Yokohama / Japan during a two-year stay abroad, followed by sales for England and South Asia.
In 2015, he took over the management of the bakery and ingredient handling business unit. As manager of sales and marketing for grain milling Ellegast will combine his knowledge of a graduated engineer with his MBA skills in marketing and sales in an ideal way.