Franz Fehrenbach

Engineer and Chairman of Robert Bosch GmbH


Board of Management

Franz Fehrenbach has been Chairman of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH and a limited partner of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG since July 1, 2003. His corporate responsibilities include Corporate Planning and Communication, Senior Executives, and Real Estate and Facilities. Franz Fehrenbach
Chairman
of the Board of Management
of Robert Bosch GmbH

Franz Fehrenbach was born on July 1, 1949, in Kenzingen/Breisgau, Germany. He is married and has three adult sons. After graduating from high school in 1969, he studied industrial engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, where he received his degree in 1975.

He is a member of the Managing Board of both the VDA (German Association of the Automotive Industry) and the VDMA (German Engineering Federation).

Career milestones in the Bosch Group

1975 Trainee program

1976 Assistant, Office of the Executive Management
Electrical and Electronic Engine Equipment Division

1978 Director of Materials Planning and Logistics
Stuttgart-Feuerbach Alternator Plant

1980 Commercial Plant Manager, Hildesheim Plant,
Göttingen Branch

1982 Vice President, Corporate Department for Planning and Controlling

1985 Vice President, Finance and Administration
Robert Bosch Corporation, Automotive Group (USA)

1988 Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration
Robert Bosch Corporation, Automotive Group (USA)

1989 Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration
Starters and Alternators Division

1994 President, Starters and Alternators Division

1996 Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration
Diesel Systems Division

1997 President, Diesel Systems Division

1999 Member of the Board of Management,
Robert Bosch GmbH

2003 Chairman of the Board of Management,
Robert Bosch GmbH