Dr. Dirk Hoheisel has been a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since July 2012. In this function, he is responsible within the Mobility Solutions business sector for systems integration, for the Chassis Systems Control, Car Multimedia, Automotive Electronics, and Automotive Steering divisions, and for the Two-Wheeler and Powersports business unit.
Born in Hameln in 1958, Dirk Hoheisel is married and has one child. He studied electrical engineering at Berlin’s technical university, writing his PhD on semiconductor engineering.
Career stages in the Bosch Group
Senior Expert Semiconductors and Electronic Control Units Division, Reutlingen
Director Semiconductors and Electronic Control Units Division, Reutlingen
Director Mobile Communications Division, Hildesheim
Senior Vice President Car Multimedia Division, Display Systems Business Unit, Leonberg
Senior Vice President Car Multimedia Division, Driver Information Systems Business Unit, Hildesheim
Executive Vice President Engineering Car Multimedia Division, Hildesheim
Executive Vice President Engineering, Chassis Systems Control Division, Abstatt
Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life, and to improve quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 450 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 59,000 associates in research and development.
The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as “Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering.” The special ownership structure of Robert Bosch GmbH guarantees the entrepreneurial freedom of the Bosch Group, making it possible for the company to plan over the long term and to undertake significant up-front investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-two percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust. The remaining shares are held by the Bosch family and by Robert Bosch GmbH.