Germany: Bernd Scheubel retired from Refratechnik at the start of May 2018.
He started his career at the technical centre of Krupp Polysius (TKIS) in New Beckum. After five years working there as a mineralogist he joined Refratechnik in 1987, starting as a sales manager for South America. In 1998 he was appointed a member of executive management of Refratechnik Cement in Goettingen. In 2003 Scheubel joined the management board of Refratechnik Holding at Ismaning near Munich, the position he held until he retired.
The main focus of his work was the expansion of the international refractory business of Refratechnik in the Americas and East Asia, mainly in China. In addition he held positions at the executive boards of the World Refractory Association and the European Refractory Association.