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Dr. Sebastian Weiss Announced as New CFO of EagleBurgmann Germany


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.

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