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Honorary Chairman

 Dr. Hermann Scholl

Dr. Hermann Scholl has been Honorary Chairman of the Bosch Group since 1st of July 2012.

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.

Career milestones in the Bosch Group


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.