Dr. Felix Büchting
With effect as of January 2023, Dr. Felix Büchting is Chief Executive Officer. He is responsible for Research, Breeding, Global Human Resources, Farming, Group Strategy, Corporate Office & Services.
He is appointed to KWS’ Executive Board.
He returns to the KWS Group, where he joins the Business Unit Cereals, initially as Regional Director and later as head of KWS’ cereals activities.
He moves to Symrise AG, first to Product Management and then to Supply Chain Management. He takes charge of the sourcing strategy for agricultural raw materials used in producing aromas (including vanilla, onions and cocoa).
He returns to Germany and collaborates in domestic research programs focusing on plant sciences and bioeconomics in Berlin and Jülich.
After gaining his doctorate, he begins his professional career as a trainee at the KWS Group’s Corn Segment in France, with stints in seed production and sales and marketing.