Bosch Automotive Electronics India appoints new Managing Director

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Mr. Panduranga Prabhu has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Bosch Automotive Electronics India, with effect from August 1st, 2013. Mr. Prabhu, will take over from Dr. Hildenbrand, who was the first Managing Director of Bosch Automotive Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. India since its inception in 2008 and will now be returning to Germany post the completion of his five year tenure in the current role.

Mr. Prabhu will focus on realizing the vision of the organization of being closer to the customers by providing compelling value proposition and customized solutions for the India market.
Congratulating Mr. Prabhu on his new role, Dr. Steffen Berns, Managing Director, Bosch Limited & President Bosch Group India said, “I congratulate Prabhu on his new assignment and extend my wishes for a successful stint ahead. Prabhu brings with him rich experience and international exposure in several automotive domains. I firmly believe that Bosch Automotive Electronics India would continue to grow under his leadership. The Automotive Electronics industry in India is developing fast and offers susbstantial growth opportunities. The recent M-SIPS approval on the proposed investment of Rs.550 crores for manufacturing of Electronic Components will further help Bosch Automotive Electronics to increase its global competitiveness.”

Mr. Prabhu has been associated with Bosch for over 26 years now. Prior to his new role, Mr. Prabhu was the Regional Business Unit Head for Diesel and Gasoline ECU business in India and Global Head for two wheeler systems & business development. Bosch India management team express thanks to Dr. Hildenbrand for his valuable contributions during his stint in India and wishes Mr. Prabhu very best in his new assignment.

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