Newsmakers | February 2014
Norbert Klapper is Rieters CEO
Norbert Klapper has taken over on January 1, 2014 as CEO of the Rieter-Group. At the same time Erwin Stoller has relinquished his dual position as Executive Chairman since 2009 but remains Chairman of the Board. After graduating in Mechanical Engineering and receiving his PhD in economics, Norbert Klapper accumulated widely based international experience in the machinery and plant engineering industry, particularly in the markets important to Rieter. His previous position was Executive Vice-President Voith Turbo, Heidenheim, Germany.
Peter GnSgi, who has relinquished his current position as Head of the Business Group Spun Yarn Systems, will provide support during 2014 in connection with strategically important projects, at the request of Norbert Klapper.