Dr. Sebastian Weiss has joined the Board of Management of EagleBurgmann Germany, a Joint Venture of the German Freudenberg Group and the Japanese Eagle Industry Group, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 1, 2016. Within the EagleBurgmann group, he will assume the role from former CFO, Jochen Strasser, who will leave the company. The Board of Management for EagleBurgmann, with its company headquarters based in Wolfratshausen, Germany, now consists of Dr. Andreas Raps (CEO), Michael Stomberg (COO) and Dr. Sebastian Weiss (CFO).
Dr. Sebastian Weiss holds a degree in Economics of the University of Stuttgart/Germany and obtained a doctorate in Economic Science from the University of Zurich/Switzerland in 1999. After working for the management consultancy Stern Stewart & Co in Munich, Germany, Dr. Sebastian Weiss joined the Freudenberg Group in Weinheim/Germany in 2003 as Senior Consultant Mergers & Acquisitions. In 2006, he joined EagleBurgmann in Houston/Texas as CFO Americas until 2008 and then Vice President and Chairman. In 2011, he became Global CFO of Freudenberg IT in Weinheim/Germany, and in 2015, in Durham/North Carolina. In the EagleBurgmann Board of Management, he is responsible for Finance & Controlling as well as for IT and Process Management.
"To have returned to EagleBurgmann after five years is an exciting task. Many colleagues and topics are still familiar, but much has also changed and there are a great many new challenges. I look forward to that," says Weiss.