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Dr Steffen Hoffmann
President, Bosch UK

Steffen Hoffmann was appointed as the new President of Robert Bosch Ltd as of April 1, 2015.

With 23 years experience at Bosch, Steffen will be involved in many different aspects of the Bosch business in the UK. His position will cover two main areas of responsibilities: overseeing the overall Bosch UK business as the President of Robert Bosch Ltd, and regional co-ordination of finance and administration for all Bosch entities in the UK.

Steffen began his career in 1992 in Germany at Robert Bosch GmbH as a management trainee and went on to hold several executive commercial roles in different countries, including Germany, Japan and South Africa.

Before taking over his current position in the UK, Steffen was the Managing Director of Robert Bosch, Southern Africa, as well as the Head of the Automotive (Original Equipment) Business in those countries, holding the positions from late 2009 until December 2014.

Steffen is married and has a 15-year-old daughter. He is passionate about cars and is a keen golfer.

Career stages in the Bosch Group

1992
Management Trainee, Blaichach Plant, Immenstadt, Germany

1993
Section Manager Controlling, Nippon ABS Ltd., Yokosuka, Japan

1996
Department Manager Accounting & Finance, Bosch Telecom GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany

1999
Department Manager Corporate Planning, Bosch Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

2002
Senior Vice President Finance & Administration, Diesel & Gasoline Division, Bosch Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

2005
Plant Manager, Hildesheim plant, Hildesheim, Germany

2009
Managing Director, Robert Bosch (Pty.) Ltd., Midrand, South Africa

2015
President, Robert Bosch Ltd, United Kingdom


Robert Bosch Ltd:

In the UK, Bosch is a leading global supplier of technology and services and has been present since 1898, when Robert Bosch opened the company’s first office outside Germany. Every one of the Bosch Group’s business sectors has a presence in the UK: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. Bosch operates in the UK as Robert Bosch Limited and employs almost 4,000 associates across 42 sites. In 2013, Bosch generated revenues in the UK of 2.1 billion euros.

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