Group CEO Leister AG
Beat Mettler studied electrical engineering at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and supplemented these studies with an Executive MBA. In international positions, from Product Manager to Marketing Head, from Sales Manager to Business Manager, he has accumulated well-grounded expertise in world-wide sales and marketing over many years in industries such as medical technology and electronic components. In 1999, he moved with his family to the US to assume the responsibilities of Business Manager for the Emhart Powers Company (now Emhart Glass) in Elmira, New York, where he was in charge of the introduction of a new technology in the field of optical glass inspection. After his return to Switzerland, he moved to Leister Product Technologies in 2003 as the Head of Sales and Marketing and Member of the Management Board. In this position, he has made an essential contribution to the expansion of the world-wide sales organization and the building-up of the foreign companies. In April 2014, he assumed entire responsibility for the Leister Group as CEO.