Curriculum Vitae #Bosch Group

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. Since January 2022, he has been chairman of the Mobility business sector, and is in charge of all business units, subsidiaries and functions belonging to the Mobility division. Heyn is also responsible for the regional Mobility Board members for Americas, India, China and East Asia.

Born in Aachen, Germany, on December 9, 1964, Markus Heyn is married and has four children. He studied mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen University, also submitting his PhD there.

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

January 2022

Chairman of the Mobility business sector of Robert Bosch GmbH

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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