Press release #Bosch Home Comfort Group

Jan Brockmann to become new Chairman of the Bosch Thermotechnology Division

Change from AB Electrolux on 1 November

  • “Jan Brockmann is an internationally experienced manager who will contribute his proven technological and industry expertise to our company,” said Dr. Christian Fischer.
  • Incumbent Chairman Uwe Glock will change to the Bosch Thermotechnology Supervisory Board and remain President of the BDH, the Federation of the German Heating Industry.
Silke Bartels

Silke Bartels


Stuttgart – Jan Brockmann will join the Bosch Group on 1 November 2020 and will take over as Chairman of the Bosch Thermotechnology Division (2019: revenues of EUR 3.6 billion; approx. 14,500 associates) on 1 January 2021. Brockmann is currently Chief Operations and Technology Officer of AB Electrolux, Stockholm, Sweden. He will succeed Uwe Glock, who will change to the Supervisory Board of Bosch Thermotechnik GmbH on 1 January 2021 and will continue to serve as President of the Federation of the German Heating Industry (BDH).

“Jan Brockmann is an internationally experienced manager who will contribute his proven technological and industry expertise to our company. I am very pleased about his move to Bosch. He will push ahead with our strategy for systems and solutions for defossilization and digitalization in the building sector,” said Dr. Christian Fischer, member of the Bosch Board of Management and responsible for the Energy and Building Technology business sector. Fischer also praised the achievements of Brockmann’s predecessor: “Building on his vision, entrepreneurial energy and pragmatism, Uwe Glock has put the Thermotechnology Division in an excellent position and prepared it for the challenges and opportunities of future energy systems.”

Joint and continued successful growth

“I look forward to working with the Bosch Thermotechnology team to further develop the customer experience of heat and comfort through innovative and sustainable product and service solutions, and thus to leading the company and its strong brands to continued successful growth,” said Jan Brockmann. The graduate engineer joined Electrolux in 2010. He has since gained experience in the management of product and service oriented, global multi-brand businesses – especially also thermal systems – in both the consumer goods and automotive industries.

Bosch Thermotechnology

Bosch Thermotechnology offers its customers throughout the world solutions for their room climate, domestic hot water and decentralised energy management requirements – highly efficient technologies which also in many cases use renewable energies and make a significant contribution to implementing the energy transition. Bosch Thermotechnology’s strong international and regional brands use their comprehensive know-how – whether in terms of condensing technology, solar thermal systems, heat pumps or fuel cells – to reduce CO2 emissions.

Bosch Home Comfort Group is a leading European provider of smart, sustainable and energy-efficient heating, cooling, well-being and process heat solutions. In fiscal 2023, the company generated sales of 5 billion euros and employed approx. 14,600 people. Bosch Home Comfort Group combines several international and regional brands under its umbrella and produces a comprehensive product portfolio in Europe, America and Asia.

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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.

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