Tailwind for the realignment of Bühler Motor

Matthias Bugla, new Head of Quality and Paulo Aguiar, new Head of Program Management

Nuremberg, April 20, 2021 – As of December 1, 2020, Matthias Bugla assumed overall responsibility for quality management in the Bühler Motor Group worldwide as Vice President of Quality. This includes ensuring that all development and production targets are met and that the customer's quality requirements are fully implemented.

On March 8, 2021, Paulo Aguiar took over responsibility for program management at the Bühler Group worldwide as Vice President Program Management. In this function, he is responsible for the strategic development of the product portfolio for the automotive, industrial drive solutions and aviation market segments of the Bühler Motor Group.

"We are very pleased to have found two experienced leaders in Matthias Bugla and Paulo Aguiar," says Mark Furtwängler, owner and CEO of Bühler Motor Group. "With their profound knowledge and experience, Mr. Bugla and Mr. Aguiar will actively support us in driving forward the strategic realignment of the Bühler Motor Group, which has already been started. The focus here is on the topics of customer intimacy, product quality, project maturity, digitalization, and innovation management."

Matthias Bugla was most recently Head of Production Quality and Head of Industrialization (Electrical Systems) at the Dräxlmaier Group in Vilsbiburg. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering (production technology/mechatronics) and completed a Master of Business Administration (International Management) while working. His structured quality thinking, recognizing complex relationships and working out solutions in difficult situations are among his strengths.

Before joining Bühler Motor, Paulo Aguiar was Business Development Director (Emissions, Thermal & Turbo Systems) at BorgWarner in Auburn Hills, Michigan USA. A native of Brazil and studied engineer with an MBA had previously worked in Germany. He worked for some of the world's leading automotive suppliers with a focus on engineering and project management. Global collaboration, development of local as well as global product strategies are his daily business.

Matthias Bugla and Paulo Aguiar
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