Bühler Management AG / Key word(s): Miscellaneous/Personnel
19-Sep-2022 / 18:01 CET/CEST
Release of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR
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Bühler Group’s Board of Directors
Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR
Uzwil (Switzerland), September 19, 2022 – Dr. Zeno Staub, Chief Executive Officer of Vontobel Holding AG, a Swiss listed, globally active investment firm majority-owned by the Vontobel families and a charitable foundation, is being proposed to the Bühler shareholders as a new Member of Bühler Group’s Board of Directors at an extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on September 22, 2022.
At its upcoming extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting on September 22, 2022, Bühler will add Dr. Zeno Staub (53) as a new Member of its Board of Directors. Swiss national Dr. Zeno Staub started his career as a founding shareholder and managing partner at Almafin AG, St. Gallen, Switzerland, where he was active from 1994 to 2000 in consulting and software development specializing in risk management, asset and liability management, and legal reporting. In 2000, he was a Member of the Executive Board of Zurich-based BZ Informatik AG (now Avaloq), leader in banking software, services, and digital technology, providing platforms and services to financial institutions.
He joined Vontobel, Zurich, in 2001 as Head of the CFO Management Support Unit, responsible for its Controlling and IT project portfolio. From 2001 to 2006, he served as Chief Financial Officer, subsequently as Head of Investment Banking, and from 2008 as Head of Asset Management, in each case as a member of the Vontobel Executive Management. Beginning in 2008, he strategically reoriented Vontobel’s Asset Management business area, successfully positioning it in the market. Dr. Zeno Staub has been Chief Executive Officer of Vontobel Holding AG and Bank Vontobel AG since 2011.
Dr. Zeno Staub studied economics at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, where he received his doctorate (Dr. oec. HSG) in 1997. He is an accomplished executive with nearly three decades of investment experience.
Burkhard Böndel, Head of Corporate Communications
Bühler AG, 9240 Uzwil, Switzerland
Phone: +41 71 955 33 99
Mobile: +41 79 515 91 57
Bühler is driven by its purpose of creating innovations for a better world, balancing the needs of economy, humanity, and nature. As a relevant solution partner for the food and mobility industries, Bühler is committed to have solutions ready to multiply by 2025 at the latest that will reduce energy, waste, and water by 50% in its customers’ value chains. Billions of people come into contact with Bühler technologies as they cover their basic needs for food and mobility every day. Two billion people each day enjoy foods produced on Bühler equipment; and one billion people travel in vehicles manufactured using parts produced with Bühler technology. Countless people wear eyeglasses, use smart phones, and read newspapers and magazines – all of which depend on Bühler process technologies and solutions. Having this global relevance, Bühler is in a unique position to turn today’s global challenges into sustainable business. Bühler contributes to safely feeding the world and is doing its part to protect the climate, producing solutions that make cars, buildings, and machinery more energy efficient.
Bühler invests up to 5% of turnover into research and development. In 2021, some 12,500 employees generated a turnover of CHF 2.7 billion. As a Swiss family-owned company, Bühler is active in 140 countries around the world and operates a global network of 103 service stations, 30 manufacturing sites, and Application & Training Centers in 24 countries.
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