TAMPA — On Thursday, Feb. 21, The University of Tampa will welcome Hubertus M. Mühlhäuser, CEO of CNH Industrial N.V., as part of the Sykes Hall of Fame Business Speaker Series. The presentation, “Technology and Transformation in an Ever-changing Business World,” begins at 5:30 p.m. in Falk Theatre, 428 W. Kennedy Blvd., and is free and open to the public.
Mühlhäuser brings extensive leadership experience at multinational industrial companies and a deep knowledge of various industrial sectors. Prior to joining the Fortune 500 CNH Industrial in 2018, he was president and CEO of Welbilt Inc., a global manufacturer of food service equipment, headquartered in the Tampa Bay area. Before joining Welbilt in 2015, he dedicated two years to his family business, the tunneling specialist Mühlhäuser Holding Ltd. (founded 1907), which he successfully repositioned and where he is still owner and non-executive chairman.
From 2005 to 2012, Mühlhäuser was an officer and senior vice president at AGCO Corp., a global agricultural equipment manufacturer where he held a variety of senior leadership positions, including responsibility for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, AGCO’s largest business segment. He started his career at Arthur D. Little in Zurich, Switzerland.
Mühlhäuser is a board member of the National Association of Manufacturers, Washington, D.C., the German American Chamber of Commerce and the UT Board of Trustees.
The University of Tampa is a private, residential university located on 110 acres on the riverfront in downtown Tampa. Known for academic excellence, personal attention and real-world experience in its undergraduate and graduate programs, the University serves approximately 9,200 students from 50 states and 132 countries. Approximately 60 percent of full-time students live on campus, and more than half of UT students are from Florida.