November 02, 2012 | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR

Burckhardt Compression announces appointment to Executive Board

Burckhardt Compression has appointed 43-year-old Rainer Dübi the new Head of Design & Manufacturing. Rainer Dübi is currently a senior sales manager for compressor systems at Burckhardt Compression and will assume his new function on December 1, 2012.

Rainer Dübi (43), a Swiss national, holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Zurich University of Applied Sciences and subsequently earned a post-graduate MASBA degree (Master Degree in Advanced Studies of Business Administration). He joined Burckhardt Compression in 2003 and has management-level experience in the areas of reciprocating compressor design, calculation and development as well as in onsite installation and commissioning. With this background and the know-how gained through his current position as senior sales manager for compressor systems, Rainer Dübi is ideally qualified to lead Burckhardt Compression’s efforts in the development, design and manufacture of reciprocating compressors that are well aligned with market needs.


Marcel Pawlicek, CEO of Burckhardt Compression, will continue to manage the Design & Manufacturing department ad interim until Rainer Dübi assumes his new position on December 1, 2012.


About Burckhardt Compression

Burckhardt Compression is one of the worldwide market leaders in the field of reciprocating compressors and the only manufacturer that offers a complete range of Labyâ (labyrinth piston), Process Gas, and Hyper Compressors. The compressors are used to compress, cool or liquefy gases. Burckhardt Compression’s customers include multinational companies active in the chemical, petrochemical, refinery, industrial gas and gas transport and storage industries. With the leading compressor technology, the high-quality compressor components and the comprehensive range of services Burckhardt Compression supports its customers in their effort to minimize the life cycle costs of their reciprocating compressor systems.


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Marcel Pawlicek, CEO
Tel. +41 (0)52 262 55 00
Fax: +41 (0)52 262 00 51
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