Dr. Peter Jost new member of Schuler’s Board of Management

    Chief Operating Officer with responsibility for Procurement, Production and Logistics

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    Dr. Peter Jost (48) will join Schuler AG as Chief Operating Officer (COO) on March 6, 2013. The Supervisory Board appointed Jost for this newly created position as the press manufacturer’s fifth Board of Management member. In this position, the doctor of mechanical engineering will be responsible for the Procurement, Production and Logistics divisions of the Schuler Group.

    “Dr. Jost has extensive experience in manufacturing and procurement in the engineering sector. We have been able to gain an acclaimed expert in operating management,” says Dr. Wolfgang Leitner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schuler AG.

    Born in Austria, Jost comes from the Graz-based technology group Andritz, where he has held various management positions at different facilities – mostly in manufacturing and procurement – since 1997. In his last position, he headed the Group Operations Management division of the Andritz Group and thus held global responsibility for all purchasing and manufacturing processes.