Uponor Appoints Michael Rauterkus as President and CEO

Published: May 11, 2021

Categories: Industry People, Manufacturer News

Michael Rauterkus

Uponor’s Board of Directors has appointed Michael Rauterkus as President and CEO of Uponor Group and Chairman of the Executive Committee. He will join the company and assume the CEO responsibility on 21 August 2021.

Michael Rauterkus has long experience, wide knowledge and good networks from the industry, as his most recent operative role was the CEO of Grohe AG, a German sanitary technology manufacturer. During his tenure as CEO in 2015-2019, he developed Grohe into a global leader of bathroom and kitchen solutions. Prior to this, he has worked in various roles at Grohe since 2006. Earlier in his career he has been working for companies like in Hasbro Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., Kraft Jacobs Suchard (now Mondelez).

“I am very pleased that Michael Rauterkus has accepted the assignment to lead Uponor into the next phase and I look forward to working with him. Michael is a seasoned visionary leader with strong strategic competence. He understands the dynamics of our industry inside out,” says Annika Paasikivi, Chair of the Board of Directors, Uponor Corporation.