, 2017-04-06

Industry expert Marc Wucherer new member of the Bosch Rexroth Board

Bosch Rexroth continues to implement its realignment consistently

  • Dr. Marc Wucherer assumes responsibility for sales on the Board
  • The company is strengthening its industrial competence and is continuing to implement organizational change within the scope of the realignment

Lohr - as of 10 April 2017 Dr. Marc Wucherer (47) will become a member Board of the Bosch Rexroth drive and control supplier. Dr. Marc Wucherer assumes responsibility for global sales. The company is continuing to implement the realignment initiated by the CEO Rolf Najork that began in 2016.

After completing his studies of general electrical engineering at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Wucherer joined Siemens AG in 1996 as a technical sales engineer. There, he subsequently held various specialist and management positions in development, production and most importantly in sales in Germany and China. In addition, he studied business administration at the University of Hagen, where he completed his doctorate at the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Chemnitz. Most recently, he was deployed for Siemens AG as the industrial president of Northeast Asia in China, and then as a managing director of industrial applications in the large-scale drives and motors division in Nuremberg. Subsequently, he moved to his current position as Managing Director of wucherer consulting-technology.innovation.strategy.

"I am very pleased that we were able to convince Mr. Wucherer to come to Bosch Rexroth," said Rolf Najork, Chairman of the Board at Bosch Rexroth. "With his expertise in the field of industrial automation and drive technology, he is the ideal candidate to drive our initiatives in the area of industry 4.0."

With his appointment as Chairman of the Board at the beginning of 2016, Rolf Najork launched a comprehensive realignment at Bosch Rexroth, which, in addition to a new corporate culture and strategy, also includes an organizational realignment. The aim of the changes is to make the company more customer-oriented, faster and more flexible. "We are primarily focusing on two aspects," says Najork. "Strengthening excellence in all areas of our company, from development and production to sales. In addition, we will significantly strengthen our innovative capacity and thus further accelerate the successful consolidation process."

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, and Factory Automation 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 31.100 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 5.4 billion euros in 2015.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 390,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2016). According to preliminary figures, the company generated sales of 73.1 billion euros in 2016. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. 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 create solutions for a connected life, and to improve 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 450 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. 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 120 locations across the globe, Bosch employs 59,000 associates in research and development.

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