Bühler appoints Irene Mark-Eisenring as new Chief Human Resources Officer effective September 1, 2020

Uzwil (Switzerland), February 4, 2020 – Irene Mark-Eisenring will take charge of Bühler’s Executive Board function of Chief Human Resources Officer from Dipak Mane effective September 1, 2020. Dipak Mane is stepping out of this function to pursue other important management tasks within the organization, supporting the CEO and the Executive Board.

Irene Mark-Eisenring will begin her new role as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Executive Board Member as of September 1, 2020. “The skills and qualifications of our employees, their commitment, and their passion are essential for Bühler as a technology company. We are extremely happy to have found Irene Mark-Eisenring as an experienced leader and human resources expert for this key function. She is the right personality to shape the future of our work for, and with, our people for the next phase of our company,” says CEO Stefan Scheiber.


“I am assuming this function with great motivation,” says Irene Mark-Eisenring. Bühler has a long and successful history in the training, education, and development of its own people and also in providing training for its customers. The company is well positioned to evolve along with the new opportunities and challenges that digitalization and other trends present. “I look forward to working with the global Human Resources team to further develop the attractiveness of Bühler as an employer and to create tangible value for our customers and for the company on the basis of our highly-skilled and dedicated workforce. Our people are key for the future success of Bühler,” Irene Mark-Eisenring adds.


Broad human resources background

Irene Mark-Eisenring joined Bühler in 2016 as Head of Corporate Personnel Development. She has been responsible for setting and implementing strategies in the fields of global human resources (HR) development, HR marketing and employer branding, talent and performance management, strategic recruiting, and Diversity & Inclusion. Irene Mark-Eisenring has a broad human resources background, with a 20-year track record of managing HR projects and holding leading HR roles, primarily in the financial industry. She graduated in Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and has expanded her studies with additional diplomas in personnel management, profiling, psychology, and project management. Irene Mark-Eisenring is also on the local Board of the Business & Professional Women Network Eastern Switzerland.


Dipak Mane will continue to support CEO and Executive Board

Dipak Mane has significantly contributed to increasing the market leadership position of Bühler over the past decades. Dipak Mane has held leadership roles at Bühler since 1992. As a successful business-unit manager and in building up the business for Bühler in India, he was instrumental in creating a leading position for Bühler in the market for rice processing technologies, among others. In 2015, Dipak Mane assumed the function of CHRO and member of the Executive Board. He successfully shaped Bühler’s global HR strategy over many years. At the same time, he collaborated closely with Irene Mark-Eisenring so she could take over as his successor. Dipak Mane will assume new, important management tasks within Bühler. “We owe our sincere thanks to Dipak Mane, who, in the past years, profoundly shaped the positive development of Bühler. We are excited that we can continue to count on Dipak Mane’s broad experience. And, are very happy to have found the ideal successor for him in Irene Mark-Eisenring,” says CEO Stefan Scheiber.

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