About Bosch

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 429,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2023). The company generated sales of 91.6 billion euros in 2023. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. With its business activities, the company aims to use technology to help shape universal trends such as automation, electrification, digitalization, connectivity, and an orientation to sustainability. In this context, Bosch’s broad diversification across regions and industries strengthens its innovativeness and robustness. Bosch uses its proven expertise in sensor technology, software, and services to offer customers cross-domain solutions from a single source. It also applies its expertise in connectivity and artificial intelligence in order to develop and manufacture user-friendly, sustainable products. With technology that is “Invented for life,” Bosch wants to help improve quality of life and conserve natural resources. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 470 subsidiary and regional companies in over 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. Bosch’s innovative strength is key to the company’s further development. At 136 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 90,000 associates in research and development, of which nearly 48,000 are software engineers.

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 upfront investments in the safeguarding of its future. Ninety-four percent of the share capital of Robert Bosch GmbH is held by Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH, a charitable foundation. The remaining shares are held by Robert Bosch GmbH and by a corporation owned by the Bosch family. The majority of voting rights are held by Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG. It is entrusted with the task of safeguarding the company’s long-term existence and in particular its financial independence – in line with the mission handed down in the will of the company’s founder, Robert Bosch.

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Frank Sell, Gerlingen
Deputy Chairman
Deputy Chairman of the works council of the Feuerbach location, chairman of the central works council of the Bosch Group Mobility Solutions business sector and deputy chairman of the central works council of Robert Bosch GmbH
Nadine Boguslawski, Stuttgart
First Authorized Representative of Industriegewerkschaft Metall
Dr. forest. Christof Bosch, Königsdorf
Spokesperson for the Bosch family
Adrian Hermes, Frankfurt am Main
Trade union secretary to the board of Industriegewerkschaft Metall
Prof. Dr. Elgar Fleisch, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Full professor of information and technology management at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zurich
Klaus Friedrich, Würzburg
Chairman of the works council of Bosch Rexroth AG, Lohr am Main, and chairman of the central works council of Bosch Rexroth AG and member of the combined works council of Robert Bosch GmbH
Mario Gutmann, Bamberg
Chairman of the works council of the Bamberg plant and member of the general works council of the Mobility Solutions business sector as well as chairman of the economic committee of the Mobility Solutions business sector
Jörg Hofmann, Frankfurt am Main
President of Industriegewerkschaft Metall
Prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke, Oberkochen
Chairman of the Supervisory Board Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and President of the Donors' Association for the Promotion of Sciences and Humanities in Germany
Martina Koederitz, Stuttgart
Supervisory Board member
Prof. Dr. Renate Köcher, Konstanz
Managing director of the Allensbach Institute for Public Opinion Research
Matthias Georg Madelung, München
Member of the board of trustees of Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH
Kerstin Mai, Hildesheim
Chairwoman of the works council of the Cross-Domain Computing Solutions division, Hildesheim and Chairwoman of the central works council of Robert Bosch GmbH
Dr. Eberhard Veit, Göppingen
Managing partner of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG
Oliver Simon, Dunzweiler
Chairman of the works council of the Homburg plant and member of the central works council of the Mobility Solutions business sector of the Bosch Group
Karin Solda, Filderstadt
Chair of the works council at the Leinfelden-Echterdingen location and of the central works council of Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH
Peter Spuhler, Weiningen, Switzerland
Majority sharholder and president of the supervisory board Stadler Rail AG
Prof. Dr. Beatrice Weder Di Mauro, Blonay, Switzerland
Professor of International Economics, Geneva Graduate Institute, Geneva and President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and Research Professor INSEAD
Prof. Dr. Stefan Asenkerschbaumer
General partner and chairman of the shareholders’ meeting
Dr. Eberhard Veit
General partner
Dr. Christof Bosch
Limited partner
Dr. Christian Fischer
Limited partner
Prof. Dr. Elgar Fleisch
Limited partner
St. Gallen
Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella
Limited partner
Dr. Stefan Hartung
Limited partner
Prof. Dr. Michael Kaschke
Limited partner
Prof. Dr. Renate Köcher
Limited partner
Peter Spuhler
Limited partner