Alex Buehler joined EMS in 2014 and serves as the company’s President & Chief Executive Officer after previously serving as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Buehler is a highly impactful business executive with years of experience in general management and strategic planning, new product development, sales and marketing, corporate development, operations management, and manufacturing process optimization.
Prior to joining EMS, Mr. Buehler was the Chief Financial Officer of Energy Recovery Inc. (NASDAQ: ERII), a multinational energy solutions company serving the oil & gas, chemical processing, and water industries. Mr. Buehler also spent seven years in executive leadership positions at Insituform Technologies, Inc., (now Aegion Corporation; NASDAQ: AEGN), a global, leading supplier of water infrastructure technology and services for municipalities and industry, including oil and gas. While at Insituform, Mr. Buehler held several executive-level positions in the U.S and abroad, most recently as Vice President of Europe, where he served as general manager with full P&L responsibility for all operations in Europe (spanning 23 countries).
Prior to joining the private sector, Mr. Buehler worked for five years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where he served as project manager in the construction of basecamps to house U.S. peacekeepers in the Balkans. Mr. Buehler received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. More recently, Mr. Buehler attended Director’s College at the Stanford Law School in preparation for board-level positions.
He currently serves as a board member of Energy Recovery (NASDAQ: ERII) and as a director and Chair of the Audit Committee for Viscount Systems (OTCQB: VSYS). He resides in Fulshear, Texas with his wife and three children.