Robert Bosch to get new CEO image

Following 50 years with Bosch, in which he held a number of important positions in the company, Professor Dr.-Ing. Hermann Scholl is to resign from office effective June 30, 2012. At the same time, he will retire from Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG.

Hermann Scholl was made a junior member of the board of management in 1973 and a full member in 1975. He chaired the board of management until 2003.

He has been the chairman of the supervisory council since 2003. He joined Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG as a shareholder in 1993, becoming a general partner in 1995. Since 2000, he has also been chairman of the shareholders’ meeting.

Effective July 1, 2012, Dr. rer.nat. Volkmar Denner (55) has been appointed the new chairman of the Bosch board of management.

Volkmar Denner joined Robert Bosch GmbH in 1986, and has been a member of the board of management since 2006. Before he joined the board of management, Denner, who has a doctorate in physics, was president of the Automotive Electronics division from 2003.