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Personnel change at Bosch Power Tools Thomas Heim is new Senior Vice President Sales Europe, Middle East and Africa

  • Thomas Heim has been in his new position since February 1, 2012
  • Henning von Boxberg, who previously held the position, will
    concentrate on duties in the executive management
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  • March 01, 2012
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Leinfelden – Thomas Heim (43) has been the new Senior Vice President Sales Europe, Middle East and Africa of the Bosch Power Tools Division since February 1, 2012. This position had been held since 2009 by Henning von Boxberg (41), who had recently been performing these duties in addi­tion to his duties as executive manager for sales and marketing of Bosch Power Tools.

Thomas Heim read business studies in Bayreuth and joined Bosch Power Tools in 1994. After holding various positions in marketing and sales, he assumed responsibility for Power Tools sales in Spain in 2003. He moved to Denmark in 2007, where he became responsible for Power Tools sales in Northern Europe. In 2010, Mr. Heim became a member of the board of management of Gunnebo AB, a Swedish company that operates in the se­curity technology industry. He returned to Bosch Power Tools at the begin­ning of February this year to assume his present duties as Senior Vice President Sales Europe, Middle East and Africa.

The Power Tools Division of the Bosch Group is one of the world’s leading providers for power tools, power tool accessories and measuring tools. In 2015, its roughly 20,000 associates generated sales of 4.5 billion euros, about 85 percent of which outside of Germany. With brands such as Bosch, Skil and Dremel, the division stands for customer focus and great engineering progress. The core success factors are innovative strength and pace of innovation. The division generated about one third of its sales in 2015 with products that have been on the market for less than two years. In 2016, Bosch Power Tools will again launch more than 100 new products onto the German market in its four business segments power tools, accessories, measuring tools and garden tools.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of 70.6 billion euros in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

Further information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com, http://twitter.com/BoschPresse.

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