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Erwin Wieckowski takes the helm at Bosch Rexroth

Oct. 2, 2023
New president and CEO of North and Central America operations takes the reins from Reinhard Schaefer

Erwin Wieckowski, P.Eng. has been named president and CEO of Bosch Rexroth North and Central America based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The role has been performed on an interim basis by Reinhard Schaefer, in addition to his role as a member of the Divisional Board of Management with responsibility for Manufacturing. Schaefer will remain in the region to support the transition.

“We are thrilled to have Erwin join our organization,” said Reinhard Schaefer. “I know he will successfully lead this region during a time of significant growth opportunities.”  

Bosch Rexroth, supplier of drive and control technologies, bundles global experience in the market segments of mobile and industrial applications, as well as factory automation. It offers 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 more 80 countries and more than 32,000 employees, its 2022 revenue exceeded $7 billion.

With its more than 400 locations worldwide, the Bosch Group has been carbon neutral since the first quarter of 2020. At 136 global sites, Bosch employs around 85,500 people in research and development, of which nearly 44,000 are software engineers.  

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