Hartmut Reuter (1957)
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since April 2016; non-executive, independent member of the Board of Directors since 2008
Member of the Shareholders Committee and Supervisory Board Vaillant GmbH, Remscheid (DE); Chairman of the Advisory Board GBT-Bücolit GmbH, Marl (DE); Member of the Board of Directors Wilkhahn GmbH + Co KG, Bad Münder (DE)
After graduating (Master’s in Industrial Engineering; majoring in Controlling and Finance) from Technical University Darmstadt (DE), Hartmut Reuter joined the Bosch Group in Stuttgart (DE) as a Business Management Trainee in 1981. During more than 15 years with Bosch, he occupied various finance and management positions in various industrial business units, until finally becoming Director in the planning and controlling division at Bosch headquarters. From 1997 to 2009, Hartmut Reuter was a member of the Group Executive Board of the Rieter Group in Winterthur (CH). During his first five years, he started as Head of Controlling, then he became the Head of the Corporate Center, responsible for all financial and strategic functions. From 2002, he was CEO of the Rieter Group. Since 2009, he has worked as a freelance management consultant and has held positions in various supervisory boards.
Hartmut Reuter has not been a member of any Management Board of a Geberit Group company in the past three years. Apart from his Board of Directors' mandate, he does not have any significant business relations with the Geberit Group.