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Dr. Werner Struth

Dr. Werner Struth

Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH

Werner Struth has been a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH since January 2012. In that capacity, he is responsible for the Industrial Technology business sector, which includes the Packaging Technology and Drive and Control Technology divisions.


He is also responsible for North and South America, manufacturing coordination, and environmental protection.

Werner Struth was born in Koblenz in 1956. He is married and has three children. On completing his studies in mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen in 1982, he joined the Fraunhofer Society’s Institute for Production Technology (IPT), also in Aachen. In 1988, he completed his PhD in general and theoretical mechanical engineering.

Career stages in the Bosch Group

1989 - Senior Expert, Tool Development

1990 - Section Head, Operations Scheduling

1992 - Department Head, ABS/ESP Generation 5.0 Project

1994 - Vice President, Assistant to the Chairman of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH

1996 - Executive Vice-President Manufacturing, Quality, and Purchasing,
Nippon ABS Ltd., Japan

1999 - Executive Vice President Manufacturing, Quality, and Purchasing,
Bosch Braking Systems Co. Ltd., Tokyo

2001 - Chairman of the Board of Management, Coordination, Manufacturing, Quality, and Human Resources, Bosch Braking System Co. Ltd., Japan

2002 - Executive Vice President Manufacturing and Quality,
Diesel Systems Division

2005 - President Coordination, Manufacturing, and Quality,
Chassis Systems Control Division

2012 - Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch GmbH