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.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
- Born 1960, German citizen, degree in Process Engineering and Economics
- Management Board Member since 2014
- At Stabilus since 2009
Mark Wilhelms (born 1960, German citizen) is the Chief Financial Officer and was appointed to the Management Board in 2014. With 25 years of experience in the automotive industry, Mr. Wilhelms joined Stabilus in 2009 from FTE Automotive, where he served as Chief Financial Officer for six years. From 2007, he was also head of the NAFTA region at FTE. Prior to that, he held various management positions in finance, plant and marketing at various locations over his 17-year career at Ford. He holds a degree in process engineering as well as a degree in economics. Since August 29, 2018 he has been member of the Supervisory Board of NORMA Group SE. Mr. Wilhelms also holds further management positions within the Stabilus Group.
- Born 1968, German citizen, degree in Production Technology
- Management Board Member since 2018
- At Stabilus since 2018
Markus Schädlich (born 1968, German citizen) is the Head of the Asia-Pacific region. In recent seven years, he directed the development of Jost Werke AG in Japan / Asia. The main focus of his activities was the fostering of growth and integration of the Company’s Asia activities into the overall corporate strategy and to prepare Asia for the IPO in 2017. Prior to that, he spent several years working for a Japan-based management consultancy, specializing in the management of global companies, strategy implementation- and M&A projects. During this time, he held board member positions of various global players in Asia (Karmann, Magna, Jungbunzlauer, IAV, Saferay, etc.). His career began in 1995 at Webasto, where, from 1998 onwards, he oversaw the setting up of the Thermo Systems unit in Japan and Korea, subsequently moving on from there to Jost. He studied Production Technology at the Technical University of Munich. Until 2018 he was Representative Director of Jungbunzlauer Japan Co. Ltd. And of Lamilux Japan Co. Ltd. Mr. Schädlich was appointed to the Management Board in 2018.
Group Accounting & Strategic Finance Projects
- Born 1970, German citizen, degree in business administration
- Management Board Member since 2016
- At Stabilus since 2016
Andreas Sievers (born 1970, German citizen) is the Director Group Accounting and Strategic Finance Projects of the Stabilus Group. Mr. Sievers joined Stabilus in 2016. From 2010 to 2015 he worked for the Schaeffler Group as Vice President Accounting Excellence and External Reporting and Vice President Accounting Projects. Prior to that he served as a German and U.S. Certified Public Accountant including positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers AG and Deloitte GmbH. He holds a degree in business administration and passed exams as a U.S and German Certified Public Accountant in 2002 and 2004, respectively. Mr. Sievers also holds further management positions within the Stabilus Group.
Group Financial Reporting
- Born 1978, German citizen, degree in business administration
- Management Board Member since 2014
- At Stabilus since 2010
Andreas Schröder (born 1978, German citizen) is the Group Financial Reporting Director and was appointed to the Management Board in 2014. Mr. Schröder joined Stabilus in 2010. Prior to that, he worked for several years in assurance and advisory business services at Ernst & Young. He holds a degree in business administration. Mr. Schröder also holds further management positions within the Stabilus Group.