Bosch announced a realignment of its global mobility business beginning in January 2024 as Bosch Mobility.
A significant focus of the realignment is strengthening the regions to serve existing and new customer needs even better and faster with customized technologies and solutions.
A new regional board will now oversee its mobility business in North and South America, led by Paul Thomas as president of the Americas for Bosch Mobility.
Stepping Into a New Role
Beginning January 2024, Paul Thomas will step into the new role of president, Americas and lead the Bosch Mobility Americas regional board. Thomas will oversee technology, strategy, and sales for the Americas region.
Thomas currently serves as executive vice president of Mobility Solutions, Americas where he is responsible for sales, marketing and quality for the region’s mobility business. He is also globally responsible for Bosch business with Ford Motor Company.
He has more than 25 years of mobility experience and has held senior leadership positions in sales, production control, logistics, manufacturing and business unit management.
His global leadership experience while at Bosch includes several years abroad in Germany and responsibilities in global product development and global commercial sales.
Thomas completed an immersive management regimen at Carnegie Mellon University, with a distinct focus on innovation and the management of global teams.
Restructuring to Support Market Trends
From a functional standpoint, the individual divisions of the business sector will be reorganized effective January 1, 2024.
As president, Paul Thomas will lead the four-person regional board for Bosch Mobility Americas:
- Mohammed Abraham will be responsible for Bosch Mobility Americas commercial affairs, including finance and controlling, and will also serve as regional president of the Vehicle Motion division for North America.
- Gaston Diaz Perez will be responsible for Bosch Mobility activities in Latin America.
- Hanns Bernd Ketteler will lead operations for Bosch Mobility Americas, including responsibility for all mobility manufacturing sites in the Americas region.