Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems, a joint venture between Bosch and MAHLE with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced changes to its management team. Dr Roger Busch and Alexander Kutsch will be replacing the company’s previous Managing Directors, Dr Martin Knopf and Dr Andreas Prang.
Dr Busch has been appointed Managing Director, Development, Sales, Finances and IT at Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems and has taken over from Dr Knopf who left the company on January 31, 2015. Roger Busch has many years of experience within the Bosch Group. Since he started in 2001 he has assumed various responsibilities, most recently as lead developer in the Gasoline Systems division.
Kutsch will be introduced as the new Managing Director Technology, Quality, Purchasing, HR, and Production. After many years of international experience in the MAHLE Group, Kutsch, who is currently Managing Director of MAHLE Filter Systems (India) Ltd., will assume his new position on June 1, 2015. Dr Prang, who previously held the position, left the company on January 31, 2015.
Michael Bernd will handle his duties until Kutsch takes over in the middle of the year. Before taking on his current function in the MAHLE Group within the Filtration and Engine Peripherals (Europe) business unit in July 2014, Michael Bernd held key positions at various well-known automotive suppliers.
Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems was founded in 2008 as a joint venture between Bosch and MAHLE. The joint venture develops, manufactures, and distributes exhaust gas turbochargers for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and off-highway applications, as well as for stationary engines.
Bosch Mahle Turbo Systems currently employs approximately 700 people with locations in Stuttgart and Blaichach in Germany, St. Michael in Austria, and Shanghai in China.
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