Bosch appoints new president of Bosch Korea
Dr. Alex Drljaca, Regional President of Bosch Powertrain Solutions Korea, to become president of Bosch Korea effective June 1, 2021
Dr. Frank Schaefers, president of Bosch Korea, retiring effective May 31, 2021
Dr. Drljaca: “With its innovative products, solutions and services, Bosch will continue to create and provide value for our customers in the Korean market.”
YONGIN--(Korea Newswire) June 01, 2021 -- Yongin - Effective June 1, 2021, the Bosch Group appoints Dr. Alex Drljaca (51), Regional President of Bosch Powertrain Solutions Korea, as its new President of Robert Bosch Korea Limited Company. In his new role, he will oversee the entire Korea business representing the Bosch Group in Korea as well as continuing his position as Regional President of Bosch Powertrain Solutions Korea, which he has held since 2018.
Dr. Drljaca is succeeding Dr. Frank Schaefers, who served as President of Robert Bosch Korea from January 2015 to May 2021 and retired effective May 31, 2021.
“Korea has a considerable long-term growth potential”, says Dr. Drljaca. “With its innovative products, solutions and services, Bosch will continue to create and provide value for our customers in the Korean market.”
Dr. Drljaca joined the Bosch Group in 1998 and has held management positions in various divisions and countries including Australia, Germany, China, and Korea. He studied chemistry in Australia, Germany and Canada, and received a Ph. D. in Australia. He was born on May 20, 1970, in Germany.
About Bosch in Korea
Bosch in Korea manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial automation and mobile machinery products, power tools and accessories, and security systems. The company opened an office in Seoul in 1985. Bosch operates five companies in Korea: Robert Bosch Korea Limited Company, Bosch Electrical Drives Co., Ltd., Bosch Rexroth Korea Ltd., ETAS Korea Co., Ltd., and KB Wiper Systems Co., Ltd. (KCW 50%). Total employment amounts to around 1,660 associates as of December 31, 2020. In fiscal 2020, Bosch generated sales of 1.61 trillion KRW in Korea.
Additional information is available online at www.bosch.co.kr.
About Bosch Group
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 395,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2020). The company generated sales of 71.5 billion euros in 2020. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in over 60 countries and regions. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing, engineering, and sales network covers nearly every country in the world. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. At 129 locations across the globe, Bosch employs some 73,000 associates in research and development, as well as roughly 34,000 software engineers.
Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com, www.iot.bosch.com, www.bosch-press.com, https://twitter.com/BoschPress
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