Bosch Rexroth Corporation recently announced the appointment of Dr. Albert Hieronimus to chairman of the board of management. In addition, Dr. Karl Tragl has been appointed to the board of management in a sales role.
Hieronimus was previously the managing director of Motor Industries Company Limited, a Bosch subsidiary in Bangalore, India. Hieronimus held various positions at the University of Cologne before joining Mannesmann Rexroth AG in 1993. In 2001, he served on the executive management team of Bosch Rexroth, where he was responsible for human resources, IT, and coordinating post-merger integration.
Tragl joined Mannesmann Rexroth in 2000, following jobs at Siemens and the German Aerospace Research Center. He was previously the president of the electric drives and control division of Bosch Rexroth. Both new management positions went into effect on February 1, 2008.