Lohr am Main, 2020-06-23

Change on the Executive Board of Management of Bosch Rexroth AG

Dr. Heiner Lang

Dr. Heiner Lang to leave the Bosch Group at the end of the year

Lohr am Main – Dr. Heiner Lang, the member of the Board of Management at Bosch Rexroth AG responsible for engineering and the factory automation segment, will leave the Bosch Group at his own request on December 31, 2020, to become CEO at WAGO. His successor will be announced at a later date.

“We would like to take the opportunity to thank Mr. Lang for his tremendous dedication and exceptional work. At Bosch Rexroth, he has played a significant role in advancing our innovation agenda and our vision of the Factory of the Future in recent years. We wish him all the best for the future,” said Rolf Najork, Member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH and Chairman of the Executive Board of Bosch Rexroth, in honor of his achievements.

Lang has been a member of the Board of Management of Bosch Rexroth AG since August 1, 2019. In addition to his functional responsibility for engineering, he is also in charge of the three Bosch Rexroth business units which constitute the Factory Automation division (Automation and Electrification Solutions, Assembly Technology, Linear Motion Technology).

He joined Bosch Rexroth AG in January 2017 as the Head of Technology for the Industrial Applications Business Unit. On July 1, 2017, he became President of the Automation and Electrification Solutions Business Unit. This business unit boasts a wide range of drive and control technologies for factory automation and provides Industry 4.0 solutions for the Factory of the Future.

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As one of the world’s leading suppliers of drive and control technologies, Bosch Rexroth ensures efficient, powerful and safe movement in 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. With its intelligent components, customized system solutions and services, Bosch Rexroth is creating the necessary environment for fully connected applications. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drive and control technology, gear technology and linear motion and assembly technology, including software and interfaces to the Internet of Things. With locations in over 80 countries, roughly 31,000 associates generated sales revenue of roughly 6.2 billion euros in 2019.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 400,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2019). The company generated sales of 77.7 billion euros in 2019. 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 moblility 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 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. Bosch employs some 72,600 associates in research and development at 126 locations across the globe, as well as roughly 30,000 software engineers.

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