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The Bosch Group is a global supplier of technology and services that operates in four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. It offers solutions for smart homes and cities, connected mobility, and connected industry. The company focuses on sensor technology, software, and services as well as its own IoT cloud to offer customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source.
TypePrivate
Founded1886
HQGerlingen, DE
Websitebosch.com
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)394,500
Job Openings4,456
Revenue (FY, 2019)€77.7 B
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Bosch

Volkmar Denner

Volkmar Denner

CEO, Chairman of the Board of Management
Michael Bolle

Michael Bolle

CTO, CDO, Member of the Board of Management
Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Stefan Asenkerschbaumer

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management
Christian Fischer

Christian Fischer

Member of the Board of Management
Stefan Hartung

Stefan Hartung

Member of the Board of Management
Uwe Raschke

Uwe Raschke

Member of the Board of Management
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Bosch Office Locations

Bosch has offices in Gerlingen, Abstatt, Braunschweig, Chemnitz and in 79 other locations
Gerlingen, DE (HQ)
1 Robert-Bosch-Platz
Abstatt, DE
Robert-Bosch-Allee
Braunschweig, DE
Theodor-Heuss-Straße 12
Chemnitz, DE
Beckerstraße 31
Düsseldorf, DE
Theodorstraße 293
Elchingen, DE
Glockeraustraße 2
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Bosch Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1886
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Bosch Revenue

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Bosch's revenue was reported to be €77.72 b in FY, 2019 which is a 0.9% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2019)

77.7b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

(0.9%)

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

24.5b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

31.5%

Net income (FY, 2019)

2.1b

EBIT (FY, 2019)

2.9b

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

4.6b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

49.0b70.6b73.1b78.1b78.5b77.7b

Revenue growth, %

6%44%4%7%1%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

32.0b46.7b47.7b50.2b51.7b53.2b

Gross profit

17.0b23.9b25.4b27.9b26.8b24.5b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

5.5b3.7b4.8b4.5b4.7b4.6b

Accounts Receivable

8.8b13.2b14.4b15.0b14.9b14.0b

Prepaid Expenses

192.0m179.0m208.0m204.0m237.0m229.0m

Inventories

7.2b9.7b9.9b10.1b11.0b11.0b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3b4.4b4.2b4.3b4.3b5.3b

Inventories

(385.0m)(148.0m)(148.0m)(787.0m)(1.1b)(92.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.8b6.0b6.1b6.8b7.3b6.6b

Purchases of PP&E

(3.1b)(4.8b)(5.2b)(5.5b)(5.9b)(5.9b)
EURFY, 2014

Revenue/Employee

168.7k

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Bosch Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Patent Applications

4.59 k5.42 k5.34 k5.81 k6 k5.93 k

Engineering Centers

118120125130126

Countries

506060606060

Web-enabled Products Sold

38 m52 m
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Bosch Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SPLTFebruary 21, 2018
ITK EngineeringJanuary 11, 2017
SeeoAugust 28, 2015
ProSyst SoftwareApril 22, 2015
ClimatecJanuary 14, 2015
InubitOctober 24, 2011
ersol Solar EnergyJune 02, 2008€546.4 m
Health Hero NetworkDecember 19, 2007
TeleAlarmOctober 03, 2006
Telex CommunicationsJune 28, 2006$420 m
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Bosch Revenue Breakdown

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Bosch revenue breakdown by business segment: 22.8% from Consumer Goods, 60.2% from Mobility Solutions, 9.6% from Industrial Technology, 7.3% from Energy and Building Technology and 0.0% from Other

Bosch revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 52.5% from Europe, 18.6% from Americas, 27.5% from Asia and 1.4% from Other

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Bosch Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

73/100

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Bosch Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Bosch Online and Social Media Presence

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Bosch Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    88/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    84/100

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Bosch News and Updates

Denner adds chief technical officer position as Bosch shuffles board

Robert Bosch has shuffled its management board, with CEO Volkmar Denner adding the position of chief technical officer and oversight of the chief digital office after the departure of two executives, Uwe Raschke and Michael Bolle.

Betting on China’s driverless future, Toyota, Bosch, Daimler jump on board Momenta’s $500M round

Across the street from Suzhou North, a high-speed railway station in a historic city near Shanghai, a futuristic M-shaped building easily catches the eye of anyone passing by. It houses the headquarters of the five-year-old Chinese autonomous driving startup, Momenta. Like other major Chinese cities…

Dixon Technologies keen to invest in Kopparthi cluster

The company would manufacture cellphones, laptops, tablets, security equipment and cameras in the Kopparthi unit in Kadapa district. It has plans to expand its unit in Tirupati and create 1,000 jobs. It would partner with the Bosch to set up a washing machine manufacturing unit, they said.

GlobalFoundries, Bosch partner on radar chips for cars

GlobalFoundries, which employs 3,000 people in Saratoga County, is partnering with Bosch, the German electronics firm, to make computer chips that will power radar technology in cars.

Bosch to axe 700 Rodez jobs

Bosch is to cut 700 jobs at its Rodez plant in Southern France, citing market over-capacity and increasing moves away from diesel to new powertrains.
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Bosch Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bosch founded?

    Bosch was founded in 1886.

  • Who are Bosch key executives?

    Bosch's key executives are Volkmar Denner, Michael Bolle and Stefan Asenkerschbaumer.

  • How many employees does Bosch have?

    Bosch has 394,500 employees.

  • What is Bosch revenue?

    Latest Bosch annual revenue is €77.7 b.

  • What is Bosch revenue per employee?

    Latest Bosch revenue per employee is €197 k.

  • Who are Bosch competitors?

    Competitors of Bosch include Wood, Continental and Parker Hannifin.

  • Where is Bosch headquarters?

    Bosch headquarters is located at 1 Robert-Bosch-Platz, Gerlingen.

  • Where are Bosch offices?

    Bosch has offices in Gerlingen, Abstatt, Braunschweig, Chemnitz and in 79 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bosch have?

    Bosch has 92 offices.