STIGA Group is pleased to announce that from 1st February its Shareholders have appointed Rainer Schmueckle as new Chairman of the Board, in following Laurence Raven, who will continue to serve as a non-executive Director.
STIGA would like to convey its appreciation to Laurence Raven. His leadership, talent and expertise have been a great asset to the Company in his time as Chairman and we are pleased to have his continued involvement as a Director of the Company.
Rainer Schmueckle is a German citizen, graduated in MSc, Industrial Engineering, University of Karlsruhe.
He has been extensively involved in the international mechanical industry through the various executive and board positions he has held over the past 25 years.
He was previously COO of Daimler Group/Mercedes followed by COO and CEO positions with Johnson Controls and MAG Industrial Automation Systems.
In addition to STIGA he is non-executive director in several leading companies.
Thanks to his experience he will make a major contribution in defining the initiatives that STIGA intends to implement in its strategic plan.