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Bosch in India
About Bosch in India
In India, Bosch is a leading supplier of technology and services in the areas of Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. Additionally, Bosch has, in India, the largest development center outside Germany, for end to end engineering and technology solutions.
The Bosch Group operates in India through thirteen companies, viz, Bosch Limited, Bosch Chassis Systems India Private Limited, Bosch Rexroth (India) Private Limited, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited, Bosch Automotive Electronics India Private Limited, Bosch Electrical Drives India Private Limited, BSH Home Appliances Private Limited, ETAS Automotive India Private Limited, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering Private Limited, Automobility Services and Solutions Private Limited, Newtech Filter India Private Limited and Mivin Engg.Technologies Private Limited and Precision Seals Manufacturing Limited. In India, Bosch set-up its manufacturing operation in 1951, which has grown over the years to include 18 manufacturing sites, and seven development and application centers.
Facts and figures
Bosch Group in India employs over 31,000 associates and generated consolidated revenue of about ₨. 19,204 crores* (2.61 billion euros) in 2017 of which ₨. 13,790 crores* (1.88 billion euros) from third party. The Group in India has close to 18,000 research and development associates. In India, Bosch Limited is the flagship company of the Bosch Group. It earned revenue of over ₨. 10,842 crores (1.47 billion euros) in 2017.
Board of Management, Bosch Limited
Managing director, Bosch Limited and President, Bosch Group India
Soumitra Bhattacharya’s career spans 33 years of professional experience in the Corporate World. He is a CA by profession from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and completed his Articleship from Price Waterhouse.
Soumitra Bhattacharya is currently the Managing Director of Bosch Ltd., and Regional President for the Bosch Group in India. He has held various positions within the Bosch Group in India as well as Internationally for the past 22 years. Bosch Ltd., is the largest Automotive Component Company in India with its presence also in industrial & consumer goods technology.
He is an Executive Committee Member of ACMA (Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India). Has been past Chairman (2013-2014) for the Karnataka State Council for CII in India (Confederation of Indian Industry) and currently the Co-Chair for Skills Committee-CII at the National Level and a CII National Council Member besides being a Member of CII Southern Region Council.
During his past assignments, he has served as Commercial Director of Robert Bosch Turkey (RBTR) between 2005 & 2008. Before his assignment in Turkey he served as Vice President responsible for the Commercial functions at Bosch Ltd., for Nashik & Jaipur Plants in India & was also in-charge of Corporate Planning & Controlling for Bosch Ltd. During 1998-99, he worked in Stuttgart, Germany, on deputation to Robert Bosch GmbH as General Manager at the Feuerbach Plant.
Prior to Bosch Ltd., from 1984 to 1995 he served in various management positions at TATA Steel (IPITATA), INDAL (Indian Aluminum Company Ltd.,) and Titan Company Limited.
He has travelled across the globe and has given talks/lectures in India, Asia & Europe on Economics & Asia (Focused on India), Intercultural topics & on Business Excellence at well known prestigious Management Institutions.
He is married to Dr. (Mrs.) Chandana Bhattacharya and has two children (Aditya currently working and Ayesha pursuing her studies). His interests includes travelling, sports, photography & social service.
Dr. Andreas Wolf
Dr. Andreas Wolf
Joint Managing Director, Bosch Ltd., India
Dr. Wolf, born on 16th June 1962 in Plauen/Vogtl., Germany, is the Mechanical engineering degree and PhD holder from Technical University Dresden.
He has been working for Bosch for 24 years.
Dr. Wolf started his career in Bosch as process engineer in Corporate Research and Development. During these 24 years of association, he has worked in several management positions mainly in Manufacturing, Quality, Safety, Project Management and Corporate functions as well. He has varied experience in the divisions CR (Corporate Research and Development), DS (Diesel Systems), GS (Gasoline Systems), ATMo (Special machinery) and DC (Drive and Control systems).
Dr. Wolf was also in the Czech Republic for 3 years and in Turkey for 7 years. His last position was Senior Vice President and Technical Plant Manager in Feuerbach/Germany. He was the IPN (International Production Network)-leader for “Common Rail pumps”.
Career milestones in the Bosch Group
• 1990: Engineer, Corporate Research and Development in Schwieberdingen/Germany
• 1995: Section manager Technical Functions in Homburg Plant
• 1999: Director, Department Manager Manufacturing Common Rail Injectors, Diesel Systems Homburg Plant, Germany
• 2003: Vice President and Area manager Manufacturing Rail, PCV (Pressure Control Valve) and cooling plate, Diesel Systems, Jihlava plant, Czech Republic
• 2006: Senior Vice President and Technical Plant Manager Bosch Bursa Plant, Turkey, Member of Robert Bosch Turkey board
• 2013: Senior Vice President and Technical Plant Manager Diesel Systems, Feuerbach plant, Germany
• 2015: Executive Vice President Manufacturing and Quality, Bosch Limited, India
He is married with one child.
Jan O. Röhrl
Jan O. Röhrl
CTO & Director - Bosch Limited
Jan O. Röhrl, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) & Director of Bosch Limited, has been associated with the Bosch Group since 1998.
As CTO of Bosch Limited, he is responsible for research and development in mobility solutions that include fuel injection equipment, sensors, actuators, after-treatment solutions for internal combustion engines, connectivity solutions and electrification.
In the past four years he has served as a Senior Vice President within Robert Bosch Diesel Systems. During that time, he also headed the product area of Large Engines at Diesel Systems, while being responsible for product management, engineering, sales and project management, production and purchasing.
Career milestones in the Bosch Group
• 1998 – Production and process engineering, Diesel Systems, Germany/Italy
• 2001 – Manager for production engineering for Common Rail, Czech Republic, Diesel Systems
• 2003 – Head of department for production of Common Rail Pumps, Czech Republic
• 2006 – Vice President Quality, Germany, Chassis Systems Control and Gasoline Systems
• 2010 – Vice President Manufacturing for ABS/ESP, Germany, Chassis Systems Control
• 2013 – Senior Vice President, Product area Large Engines, Austria, Diesel Systems
• 2017 – CTO & Director, Bosch Limited
Born in 1971 in Heidelberg, Germany, Mr. Röhrl graduated in 1998 as a mechanical engineer from the Karlsruhe Technical University (today KIT). He also holds a diploma as a mechanical engineer from Grande Ecole ENSAM (Bordeaux, Paris).