Burghard Schneider

Bystronic Glass CEO Burghard Schneider left Glaston Group on May 27, 2019 after a mutual agreement, according to the company. Schneider has been responsible for the Bystronic Glass business since 2014 and a member of Glaston Group’s Executive Management Group (EMG) since April 1, 2019 after Bystronic was acquired by Glaston. Dietmar Walz, former chief sales officer at Bystronic Glass, will assume the position as president for the Bystronic Glass business and member of the EMG.

“I want to thank Burghard for his contribution and for a very successful financial turnaround of Bystronic Glass. We wish him success for the future. Dietmar, with his experience from the Bystronic Glass management team and responsibility for sales and services globally, will be a good addition to our EMG,” says Glaston president and CEO Arto Metsänen.

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