Roman Sonderegger, Heinz Baumgartner, Martin Klöti
Designated Group CEO
Born 1976, Swiss citizen
Roman Sonderegger has been designated CEO of Schweiter Technologies since May 2022. He succeeds Heinz O. Baumgartner, who will continue to lead the Group as CEO until the handover to his successor in the second half of the year.
After occupying a number of management positions in supply chain management and working as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, he has been employed in various roles at the Bühler Group since 2010, including Head of Sales & Services Operations Group, Managing Director of Bühler Southern Africa and most recently Head of Business Unit Wheat & Rye and Customer Service Milling Solutions. Roman Sonderegger has a master’s degree in Industrial Management and Manufacturing from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich.
Born 1963, Swiss citizen
Dr Heinz O. Baumgartner has been CEO of Schweiter Technologies since 2008. From 1996 to 2013 he was CFO of Schweiter Technologies. From 1992 to 1995 he worked as a controller at Asea Brown Boveri Switzerland. Heinz O. Baumgartner holds a degree in business management (specializing in accountancy) and a doctorate in economics from the University of St. Gallen. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of United Grinding Group since 2018, and he was a member of the Board of Directors of Zur Rose Group AG from 2017 to 2019. Heinz O. Baumgartner also has been an executive member of the Board of Directors of Schweiter Technologies AG since April 2020. In April 2021, he was elected to the Board of Directors of Bystronic AG (former Conzzeta AG).
Born 1973, Swiss citizen
Martin Klöti has been CFO of Schweiter Technologies since 2014. Prior to that, he was responsible for Schweiter Management Services and CFO of SSM Textile Machinery from 2011 until 2013. From 2003 to 2011 he was Head of Reporting & Controlling of Schweiter Technologies. From 1996 to 2002 he worked in auditing at Deloitte AG, latterly as Audit Manager and Lead Auditor. From 1992 to 1996 he worked in the trustee sector.
Martin Klöti is a chartered accountant and a federally certified fiduciary.