Professor Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Deputy Chairman, Board of Management Robert Bosch GmbH

Stefan Asenkerschbaumer has been deputy chairman of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since July 2013. He bears responsibility for the following areas: finance and accounting, controlling, planning and M&A, internal accounting and organization, as well as inhouse consulting. He also has corporate responsibility for information systems and services as well as purchasing and logistics. He has been a shareholder of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG since January 1, 2018.

Born in Burghausen in 1956, Stefan Asenkerschbaumer is married and has two children. After a commercial apprenticeship and military service, he was awarded a degree in business education at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in 1982, and a further degree in business administration in 1984. These degrees were followed by a PhD on the subject of innovation management in companies. At the start of 2017, he was appointed honorary professor at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Career stages in the Bosch Group


Commercial trainee program


Senior Expert, Office of the Executive Management


Department Head, Materials Planning and Logistics


Department Head, Divisional Controlling


Commercial Plant Manager and Plant Manager


Executive Vice-President Finance and Administration

and Director of Industrial Relations, Mobile Communications/Car Multimedia Division


Head of Corporate Department Controlling, Planning,

Mergers and Acquisitions


President, Starters and Alternators Division


Member of the Board of Management,

Robert Bosch GmbH

July 2013

Deputy Chairman 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 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 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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