Lohr, 2015-09-22

Management change in the Industrial Applications Business Unit of Bosch Rexroth

Jörg de la Motte succeeds Paul Cooke as sales support head of the Industrial Applications Business Unit.

Jörg de la Motte (45) took over as Senior Vice President Sales of the Business Unit Industrial Applications at Bosch Rexroth in Lohr am Main on September 1. Previously he was Head of a corporate program for efficiency enhancement, through which Bosch Rexroth wants to prepare itself for a secure future and greater competitiveness. As global Sales Director, he attaches great importance to growth through technological change and new topics like Industry 4.0, along with the customer.

Jörg de la Motte joined the company in 1999. Various leadership tasks in Germany were followed by Chairman of the Board of the Country Unit Netherlands in 2009. Until now, Paul Cooke was senior vice president sales for the Business Unit Industrial Applications. On July 1, Cooke assumed leadership of Bosch Rexroth's Americas region as well as Chairman of the Board of the Country Unit in the United States.

Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, Factory Automation, and Renewable Energies to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 33,700 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 5.6 billion euros in 2014.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 360,000 associates worldwide (as per April 1, 2015). The company generated sales of 49 billion euros in 2014.* Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiary and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including its sales and service partners, Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. In 2014, Bosch applied for some 4,600 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to create solutions for a connected life. 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.”

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*The sales figure disclosed for 2014 does not include the former joint ventures BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (now BSH Hausgeräte GmbH) and ZF Lenksysteme GmbH (now Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH), which have since been taken over completely.


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