Ruediger Bruss is the Global Category Manager for Travel & Mobility Services in the purchasing department of Continental AG, one of the largest tyre producers and automotive suppliers in the world. He is leading a worldwide team of purchasers and is responsible for global supplier management, definition of product group strategies, and alignment of purchasing policies with internal stakeholders.
Prior to assuming responsibility for worldwide travel and fleet procurement in 2008, Ruediger worked in indirect materials, capital goods, and production material purchasing within Continental's automotive division.
Ruediger holds an MSc in International Business from the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands. In November 2011, he was appointed to the European Advisory Board of the Global Business Travel Association.