With effect from January 1, 2018, Roger Albrecht was appointed Managing Director by the Board of Directors of Spindelfabrik Suessen GmbH, Germany.
In 2015, he joined the Rieter Group at Winterthur, Switzerland, and became Senior Vice President Finance, Controlling and Projects of the Business Group Components.
Before that he had been working for the Hilti Group. Among other occupations, he
was Controller of the Business Unit Chemicals and finally Director of Finance & Controlling of the Canadian Hilti subsidiary.
Spindelfabrik Suessen GmbH, the world’s leading manufacturer of spinning systems and components for spinning machines, is a subsidiary of the Rieter Group. The company, based in Suessen (Germany), creates customer value through system expertise, innovative solutions, after-sales excellence and global presence. The considerable investments in R&D ensure the further development of technical and technological components in a resolute manner. The focus is on universal applicability, improved yarn quality, increased service life, reduced maintenance and proven reliability in industrial application.
Rieter is the world’s leading supplier of systems for short-staple fiber spinning. Based in Winterthur (Switzerland), the company develops and manufactures machinery, systems and components used to convert natural and manmade fibers and their blends into yarns. Rieter is the only supplier worldwide to cover spinning preparation processes as well as all four final spinning processes currently established on the market. With 18 manufacturing locations in ten countries, the company employs a global workforce of some 5 230, about 20% of whom are based in Switzerland. Rieter is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under ticker symbol RIEN. www.rieter.com