After 24 years of extraordinary commitment, EGGER Group's Ulrich Bühler is beginning his well-deserved retirement. 

As a member of the EGGER Group Management, the highest management body of the wood-based material manufacturer, Ulrich Bühler played a key role in shaping the fortunes of the company. In this role, he spent 16 years in charge of EGGER Group's global activities in sales, marketing, product management and communication. His retirement at the end of April 2024 marks the start of a new chapter for him. The Egger family and the entire EGGER Group would like to extend to Ulrich Bühler their sincere thanks and highest appreciation for his achievements.

“We are a family company and are now bidding farewell to a very important member of our corporate family as he starts his well-deserved retirement," says Michael Egger Jr., who succeeded Ulrich Bühler in the role of Chief Sales Officer EGGER Group. 'On behalf of the Egger family and the entire staff, I would like to thank Uli Bühler most sincerely for his strategic vision, his assertiveness, his loyalty and his lasting achievements for our company. For me personally, he was always a role model and mentor, and I was always able to rely on his support. We wish Uli Bühler and his family all the very best."

A career full of milestones

Ulrich Bühler began his successful career at EGGER in 2000 as Sales Manager at the Brilon (DE) plant. He was then responsible for the sales and marketing agendas in the Country Management Germany. In 2006, he was finally appointed to Group Management and held this role full of responsibility until 2022. For 16 years, he steered the fortunes of the EGGER Group and was responsible for sales and marketing in the Group Management. During this time, the EGGER Group attained strong growth and further internationalisation.

Ulrich Bühler successfully led his areas of responsibility on the path to digitalisation and built up an extensive international sales network. Within the company, but also far beyond, Ulrich Bühler is held in high esteem for his vision, his commitment and his constant striving for win-win solutions for all partners. Ulrich Bühler has been entrusted with strategic projects since 2022 and acted as a mentor and advisor to his successor Michael Egger Jr.