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Personnel changes at Bosch Power Tools New members of Executive Management

  • Henk Becker assuming responsibility for engineering worldwide and professional power tools as well as measuring tools with effect from April 1, 2013
  • Jose Mauro Mendes Pelosi taking over responsibility for production and logistics with effect from April 1, 2013
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  • March 28, 2013
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Leinfelden – Effective April 1, 2013, Henk Becker (46) will become a new member of the Executive Management of the Bosch Power Tools Division. He will be responsible for engineering worldwide and business with professional power tools as well as measuring tools. These functions have been performed to date by Henning von Boxberg (42), who took up the position as President of the Bosch Power Tools Division on January 1, 2013, and Dr. Egbert Schneider, Vice President Engineering worldwide.

Henk Becker studied mechanical engineering in Hanover and Birmingham, and joined the Bosch Group in 1995. After various jobs in engineering, strategic corporate planning and as management assistant, Henk Becker took up the position of Head of the Engineering Center for the division Automotive Electronics in Budapest in 2005. In 2008 he became Vice President Power Electronics in the Automotive Electronics Division in Reutlingen.

Jose Mauro Mendes Pelosi (51) will also become a member of the Executive Management of the Bosch Power Tools Division on April 1, 2013. He will take over responsibility for production and logistics from Kurt Schreier who is moving simultaneously to the Executive Management of the Electric Drives Division where he will be in charge of production.

Jose Mauro Mendes Pelosi studied mechanical engineering in Rio de Janeiro and business administration in São Paulo. In 1990, Mr. Pelosi joined the Bosch Group. He held several management positions in Brazil for the Starters and Generators, Chassis Systems Control and Diesel Systems Divisions. Since 2009, he is a member of the Executive Management in the Electric Drives Division with responsibility for production.

Dr. Egbert Schneider (51), who has held the post of Vice President Engineering worldwide in the Bosch Power Tools Division since 2002, will transfer on May 1, 2013 to the Starters and Generators Division where he will become Vice President Engineering on July 1, 2013.

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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