Coperion Management

Meet the Coperion Management.

Coperion Executive Board

Coperion Management Team - Kim Ryan, President

Kimberly K. Ryan, President Coperion

Kimberly K. Ryan is the president of Coperion. Previously, Ms. Ryan served in a number of senior roles at Hillenbrand, Inc., the parent company of Coperion, including president of Batesville. She started her career with Batesville Casket Company in 1989, and during her 25 years in the Hillenbrand organization, has worked in finance, strategy, new product development, logistics, information technology, sales and marketing.

Stefan Rottke, Chief Financial Officer

Stefan Rottke joined Coperion in January 2016. He joined from ITT Corporation where he was global CFO and managing Director of  ITT Bornemann Germany. Mr. Rottke spent the vast majority of his career at Royal Philips Electronics where he held several lead finance position in Germany, Singapore, Canada and in the USA. In his last position at Philips in the US he was CFO of the global Computed Tomography and Nuclear Medicine Business. Based in Stuttgart, Germany, he is a member of the Executive Board since 2016.

Coperion Management Team - Ulrich Bartel

Ulrich Bartel, President Polymer Division

Ulrich Bartel joined Coperion in 1990 as an engineer in the process department. He holds a degree in process technology from Technical University Braunschweig, Germany. Mr. Bartel served 12 years at Coperion locations in Japan, China, Singapore and the USA, where he held several leading positions. Based in Stuttgart, Germany, he is a member of the Executive Board of Coperion since 2014.


Ingo Rädisch, President Division Equipment & Systems

Ingo Rädisch has been a member of Coperion's Executive Board since 2016 and was responsible for Strategy, M&A and Special Projects. Ingo Rädisch holds a degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA. He has many years of experience in various functions and leading positions in industrial companies in Europe and the USA. Ingo Rädisch has headed the Equipment & Systems Division since December 2018.

Kevin Buchler, President Division Service

Kevin Buchler is President of the Service Division, which provides global aftersales support for Coperion’s Compounding & Extrusion, Materials Handling and Equipment & Systems divisions. Previously Mr. Buchler has held a number of management positions within the Hilllenbrand, Inc. operating companies, since starting in 1999. Most recently, he has been leading two business units within the Service Division. Based in Pitman, NJ, USA, Mr. Buchler is a Member of the Executive Board of Coperion since 2017.