Curriculum Vitae #Bosch Group

Professor Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Chairman of the supervisory board, Robert Bosch GmbH <br/> Managing partner, Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG (RBIK)

Bosch Service Center


Stefan Asenkerschbaumer has been chairman of the supervisory board of Robert Bosch GmbH and managing partner of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG since January 1, 2022.

Born in Burghausen in 1956, Stefan Asenkerschbaumer is married and has two children. After a commercial apprenticeship, 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 2017, the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg appointed him honorary professor. Since 2019, he has been president of the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft (Schmalenbach society for business administration). Asenkerschbaumer has been a member of the BASF supervisory board since April 2022, a non-executive director of the Swiss company Stadler Rail AG since May 2022, and a member of the board of Stifterverband, a German industry association to promote the sciences, humanities, and higher education, since June 2022. He was recently appointed to the German federal chancellor’s “Zukunftsrat” policy think tank.

Career stages in the Bosch Group


Commercial trainee program


Personal Assistant to Division President


Department Head in Materials Planning and Logistics


Head of Division Controlling


Commercial Plant Manager and Plant Manager


Executive Vice-President Finance and Administration,

Mobile Communications / Car Multimedia Division


Vice President, Corporate Department Controlling, Planning,

Mergers and Acquisitions


President, Starter Motors and Generators Division


Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH

July 2013

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management

of Robert Bosch GmbH

January 2022

Chairman of the supervisory board of Robert Bosch GmbH

and managing partner of RBIK

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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