Vice President & Managing Director EMEA
The Conference Board
Rainer Schultheis is vice president and managing director for The Conference Board in Europe, the Middle East, and India. His previous positions at The Conference Board include executive fellow for the European finance and economics councils; program director of the Asia-Pacifi c CFO Council, the Asia-Pacific Supply Chain Council, and the Asia- Pacifi c Risk Management Council; and project director of the global research project on foreign exchange management.
He is an expert in business and finance strategy, financial and accounting operations, information technology, and enterprise risk management. Prior to joining The Conference Board, Schultheis held various senior executive positions at Unilever, including senior vice president and CFO of Unilever China, executive vice president and CFO of the global Elizabeth Arden division, and finance director positions in Turkey and in Germany.
Schultheis was awarded a master’s degree in business administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) from the University of Passau, Germany, and graduated from the Advanced Management Program of the IESE Business School of Spain.