Siebert gets a new role at Rieter
The Board of Directors of Rieter Holding AG has appointed Jan Siebert to Rieter’s Group Executive Committee, effective April 1, 2016. Siebert will be in charge of the Machines & Systems Business Group. He 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, Siebert 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 CEO Norbert Klapper since January 2014 on an interim basis.