Management Board

Dr. Michael Büchsner

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

  • Born 1975, Austrian citizen, degree in chemical engineering and business administration
  • Management Board Member since 2019
  • At Stabilus since 2019

Dr. Michael Büchsner (born 1975, Austrian citizen) is the Chief Executive Officer. Over the past 20 years, he held a number of senior positions at components supplier TRW in Austria, Germany and the USA, and, following its takeover of TRW, at ZF Friedrichshafen AG. Most recently, he was global head of the Passive Safety Systems division. The main focus of his activities were strategy, finances, investments, and customer relations. Dr. Michael Büchsner holds a degree in chemical engineering from the Technical University of Graz, at which he later completed a doctorate, and an Executive MBA awarded by the St. Gallen Institute.

Stefan Bauerreis

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

  • Born 1972, German citizen, degree in business administration
  • Management Board Member since 2022
  • At Stabilus since 2022

Stefan Bauerreis (born 1972, German citizen) is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Stabilus SE. He joined the company's Management Board in June 2022. Previously, he worked for the Schaeffler Group since 2000, where he held various management positions in finance and was most recently CFO of the Europe region (incl. Africa, Arab countries as well as India up to and including 2019) from 2014 until he joined Stabilus. Prior to this, he was CFO of the Germany region for a total of six years and from 2003 to 2009 he was Head of Corporate Accounting and Chief Accountant of the Schaeffler Group. He started his career in 1998 at Mannesmann Internal Audit GmbH.  Stefan Bauerreis holds a degree in business administration from Otto Friedrich University of Bamberg with a focus on finance, corporate management and controlling as well as taxes and auditing.