Rieter appoints Christian Straubhaar as head of sales
Christian Straubhaar will take on the position as Senior Vice President, Sales, Rieter Machines & Systems on 1, January, 2021.
will take on the position as Senior Vice President, Sales, Rieter Machines
& Systems on 1, January, 2021. Straubhaar will succeed Reto Thom, who will
holds an engineering masterâ€™s degree in industrial management from the Swiss
Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) and is a sales executive with
20 years of extensive experience in the textile industry. Recently, Straubhaar was
responsible as Group Sales and Marketing Director at Itema for the world-wide
sales of machines and spare parts. Prior to this, he held various positions in
Operations and as Business Unit Head in Itema and other global textile
career shows a solid track record in identifying new market potentials and
growing the business for the company. Straubhaar has a longstanding experience
in selling to both large and small customers and developing key accounts within
Reto Thom has very
successfully lead the sales department at Rieter Machines & Systems for
many years and made an enormous contribution to the success of the company.