Invented for life
Bosch in Ireland
Bosch has been active in Ireland for over 100 years and in that time the Bosch brand name has become synonymous with state-of-the-art technologies, a strong focus on innovation and for providing trusted and reliable products. Robert Bosch Ireland Limited is the legal entity for the trading divisions in Ireland of Bosch Packaging Technology Ltd, Bosch Security Systems Ltd, Bosch Rexroth Ltd, and Bosch Thermotechnology Ltd. For Bosch power tools, automotive aftermarket products and household appliances, Bosch has a number of appointed distributors in Ireland.
Board of management in Ireland
Dr. Steffen Hoffmann
- President of Bosch Ireland
- Regional co-ordination of finance and administration
- Bosch regional companies and subsidiaries in Ireland
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Dr. Steffen Hoffmann
Steffen Hoffmann has been President of Robert Bosch Ltd since 1st April 2015 .
With 25 years experience at Bosch, Steffen is involved in many different aspects of the Bosch business in the UK. His position covers two main areas of responsibilities: overseeing the overall Bosch UK business as the President of Robert Bosch Ltd, and regional co-ordination of finance and administration for all Bosch entities in the UK.
Steffen studied Business Administration and Management from 1985 to 1992: first gaining a Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, followed by a Master’s Degree and then a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), both at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland.
Steffen began his career in 1992 in Germany at Robert Bosch GmbH as a management trainee and went on to hold several executive commercial roles in different countries, including Germany, Japan and South Africa.
Before taking over his current position in the UK, Steffen was the Managing Director of Robert Bosch, Southern Africa, as well as the Head of the Automotive (Original Equipment) Business in those countries, holding the positions from late 2009 until December 2014.
Steffen is married with a 17-year-old daughter. He is passionate about classic cars and a keen golfer.
Career stages in the Bosch Group
1992: Management Trainee, Blaichach Plant, Immenstadt, Germany
1993: Section Manager Controlling, Nippon ABS Ltd., Yokosuka, Japan
1996: Department Manager Accounting & Finance, Bosch Telecom GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany
1999: Department Manager Corporate Planning, Bosch Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
2002: Senior Vice President Finance & Administration, Diesel & Gasoline Division, Bosch Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
2005: Plant Manager, Hildesheim plant, Hildesheim, Germany
2009: Managing Director, Robert Bosch (Pty.) Ltd., Midrand, South Africa
2015: President, Robert Bosch Ltd, United Kingdom