Curriculum Vitae #Bosch Group

Dr. Tanja Rückert

Member of the board of management, Robert Bosch GmbH

Tanja Rückert has been a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since January 1, 2023, with responsibility for digital business and services. This includes the following functions and services: The service areas Bosch Digital and Global Business Services, IT, system landscapes and digitalization and cyber security. She is responsible for the Industrial Technology business area with the Drive and Control Technology business unit and the Bosch Connected Industry and Bosch Manufacturing Solutions product areas. In addition, she is responsible for the Global Service Solutions business unit within the Energy and Building Technology business area and for the Software and Digital Solutions business unit. Rückert is also responsible for the business in North and South America, Australia, Japan, and Korea, as well as in the “Europe 2” region, which includes Benelux, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain, and Switzerland.

Tanja Rückert was born in Bad Windsheim, Germany, on December 27, 1969. She is married and has two children. After leaving school, she studied chemistry at the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg in Germany and at Swansea University in the United Kingdom. She completed her doctorate at the University of Regensburg in Germany.

Career stages


Joins SAP consulting services, responsible for implementation of SAP software and for management of customer projects – SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany

Up to mid-2018

Various roles and functions at SAP, including software development, software development process, quality management, governance and production, security, global business planning and execution, COO human resources, processes, and IT – SAP SE, Walldorf, Germany

ends her career at SAP as executive vice president and COO products and innovation, as well as president IOT and digital supply chain – SAP SE, Palo Alto (CA), USA


July 2018

Joins the Bosch Group as president of the Building Technologies division, Grasbrunn, Germany

July 2021

Chief digital officer of the Bosch Group – Robert Bosch GmbH, Gerlingen, Germany

January 2023

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 428,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2023). According to preliminary figures, 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. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. 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 facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves 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 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. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 136 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 90,000 associates in research and development, of which roughly 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, an industrial trust. The entrepreneurial ownership functions are carried out by the trust.

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