Swiss Rieter names new head of Machines and System Business Group
The Board of Directors of Rieter Holding AG has appointed Jan Siebert to Rieter’s Group Executive Committee, effective April 1, 2016. Jan Siebert will be in charge of the Machines & Systems Business Group
Jan Siebert has been successfully managing capital goods businesses on an international stage for many years. Before joining Rieter he was CEO of Krauss Maffei Group, from 2012 to 2015. Between 2005 and 2011 he held various positions at GEA Group, where he had been in charge of the heat exchangers division. In addition to his business experience, he will bring his expertise to the table at Rieter’s R&D and Innovation Management.
He takes over as Head of the Machines & Systems Business Group, which is a position that was previously held by Chief Executive Officer Norbert Klapper since January 2014 on an interim basis.
Jan Siebert was born in 1966, he is married, with three children and a German national.