Hermann Scholl was born on June 21, 1935 in Stuttgart. He is married and has one daughter. After graduating from high school (Abitur) in 1954, he studied electronics and communications engineering at the University of Stuttgart, where he graduated in 1959. Two years later, in 1961, he gained his Doctorate in Engineering from the same university.
1962 - Department Advanced Engineering, Automotive Technology
1968 - Chief Engineer, Electronic Fuel Injection
1971 - Director of Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engine Equipment
1973 - Associate Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH
1975 - Deputy Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH
1978 - Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH
1993 - Chairman of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH
2003 - Chairman of the Supervisory Council, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Managing Partner of Robert Bosch Industrietreuhand KG (Holding Company) since mid-1995
2012 - Honorary Chairman of the Bosch Group
In 1988, Hermann Scholl was awarded an honorary doctorate in engineering by the Kettering University, Flint, Michigan/USA, in 1993 he received a second honorary doctorate in engineering from the Technical University of Munich. In 2005, the title of professor was conferred on him by the governor of the Federal German State of Baden-Württemberg.