Dr. Markus Heyn

Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH

Dr. Markus Heyn has been a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since April 2015. He bears corporate responsibility for worldwide sales of mobility solutions as well as marketing and sales in general. Dr. Heyn is also responsible for the Connected Mobility Solutions and Automotive Aftermarket divisions, the cross-divisional Commercial Vehicle & Off-Road organization, as well as the subsidiaries ETAS GmbH, Bosch Engineering GmbH, and Robert Bosch Mobility Services. In addition, he bears regional responsibility for North and South America.

Born in Aachen on December 9, 1964, Markus Heyn is married and has four children. He studied at RWTH Aachen University, and also completed a doctorate there in mechanical engineering.

Career stages in the Bosch Group


Started his career at Robert Bosch GmbH as a consultant in the corporate office for coordinating productivity and process optimization


Department manager at the Feuerbach plant with responsibility for producing parts for distributor injection pumps


Consultant to the production manager at the Diesel Systems division


Technical plant manager at the Jihlava plant in Czech Republic


Head of the Passenger Car business unit at Diesel Systems


Member of the executive management board at Diesel Systems with responsibility for passenger car diesel systems


President of Diesel Systems

April 2015

Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH

About Bosch

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,500 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2017). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 78 billion euros in 2017. 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 440 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 125 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 62,500 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.

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