Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Günther Schuh studied mechanical engineering and business administration at the RWTH Aachen University and graduated in 1988 after an assistantship at the WZL, where he worked as chief engineer until 1990. From 1990 to 2002 he became a lecturer and then a professor and member of the Board of Directors at the Institute for Technology Management at the University of St. Gallen (HSG). In 1989 he started as executive partner of the GPS Complexity Management Group based in Aachen, St. Gallen, and Atlanta and has, since 1997, been on the administrative board of the consortium.
Since 2002, Professor Schuh has been the successor to Prof. Eversheim as the Chair of Production Engineering at the RWTH Aachen University, as well as of the Board of Directors at the WZL and Fraunhofer IPT. Since 2004, he has also been on the directorate of the Research Institute for Operations Management (FIR) at the RWTH. Prof. Schuh has additionally worked in several supervising and management boards.