Board of Management

The ETAS Board of Management comprises the following members: Dr. Thomas Irawan (Chairman), Mariella Minutolo (Executive Vice President Sales), and Götz Nigge (Executive Vice President Operations).

Dr. Thomas Irawan

Dr. Thomas Irawan, President and Chairman of the ETAS Board of Management

President and Chairman of the ETAS Board of Management

Dr. Thomas Irawan has been President of ETAS and Chairman of the Board of Management since October 1, 2022.

 

Biographical data:

Dr. Thomas Irawan was born in Orsoy, Germany, in 1978.

He studied physics and computer science at the University of Dortmund and earned a doctorate in physics.

Career stages:

  • 2006 – Manufacturing Engineer, Robert Bosch GmbH, Immenstadt
  • 2007 – Project Manager, Robert Bosch GmbH, Blaichach
  • 2008 – Senior Manager Process Development, Robert Bosch GmbH, Immenstadt
  • 2010 – Director Manufacturing Operations and Engineering, Robert Bosch GmbH, Immenstadt
  • 2013 – Technical Plant Manager, Bosch Thailand Co., Ltd.
  • 2016 – Senior Vice President Quality Management in the Chassis Systems Control division, Robert Bosch GmbH, Abstatt
  • 2018 – Senior Vice President Driver Experience business unit for assisted, automated, and connected driving in the Cross-Domain Computing Solutions division, Robert Bosch GmbH, Leonberg
  • 2022 – President of ETAS and Chairman of the Board of Management, Stuttgart

Mariella Minutolo

Mariella Minutolo, Executive Vice President Sales

Executive Vice President Sales

Mariella Minutolo has been a Member of the ETAS Board of Management since October 1, 2022.

 

Biographical data:

Mariella Minutolo was born in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1979.

She studied Media Engineering and Management at Hochschule der Medien (HdM) Stuttgart and holds a diploma in Industrial Engineering.

Career stages:

  • 2007 – Project Lead Digitization, Hubert Burda Media, Offenburg
  • 2008 – Process Expert Sales Planning & Strategy, Diesel Systems, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart
  • 2010 – Group Lead Sales Planning & Strategy, Diesel Systems, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart
  • 2012 – Director Office of the Executive President, Diesel Systems, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart
  • 2016 – Director Sales Tier & Special Customers Germany, Mobility Solutions, Robert Bosch GmbH, Waiblingen
  • 2019 – Director Sales Progressive Mobility Europe, Mobility Solutions, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart
  • 2020 – Vice President Progressive Mobility Europe & Sales Excellence, Mobility Solutions, Robert Bosch GmbH, Gerlingen
  • 2021 – Executive Vice President Progressive Mobility, Mobility Solutions, Robert Bosch GmbH, Gerlingen
  • 2022 – Executive Vice President Sales, ETAS GmbH, Stuttgart

Götz Nigge

Götz Nigge, Executive Vice President Operations

Executive Vice President Operations

Götz Nigge has been a Member of the ETAS Board of Management since January 1, 2021.

 

Biographical data:

Götz Nigge was born in Celle, Germany, in 1970.

He holds a Master degree in Business Administration from the University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich, and from Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

Career stages:

  • 1989 – Officer, Federal Armed Forces, German Navy
  • 1999 – Section Manager Human Resources, Robert Bosch GmbH, Plant Homburg/Saar
  • 2002 – Purchasing Manager, Central Purchasing Diesel Systems, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart
  • 2004 – Head of Purchasing International Production Network High Pressure Pump CP1, Robert Bosch GmbH, Plant Bari/Italy
  • 2008 – Vice President Restructuring, Division Diesel Systems, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart
  • 2010 – Vice President Finance and Member of the Executive Board, VHIT S.P.A Italy (Bosch Regional Office)
  • 2012 – Head of Project Hydraulic Power Train, Diesel Systems, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart
  • 2014 – Board Member Business Unit Growth Areas & Innovations and Head of Controlling, Administration, and Innovation Projects, Diesel Systems, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart
  • 2018 – Senior Vice President Commercial Areas, Connected Mobility Solutions Division, Robert Bosch GmbH, Ludwigsburg
  • 2021 – Executive Vice President Operations, ETAS GmbH, Stuttgart

Supervisory Board

The ETAS Supervisory Board comprises the following members: Dr. Walter Schirm (Executive Vice President Sales in the Cross-Domain Computing Solutions division, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany), Susanne Eisenmann (Legal Counsel, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany), and Frank Hoffmann (Chair of the ETAS GmbH Works Council, Stuttgart, Germany).

Dr. Walter Schirm, Chairman of the ETAS Supervisory Board

Dr. Walter Schirm

Biographical data:

Dr. Walter Schirm was born in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1963.
He earned his degree as Graduate Engineer in Mechanical Engineering and subsequently obtained his doctorate focused on Engineering Mechanics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany.

Career stages in the Bosch Group:

  • 1995 – Technical Sales South-West, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1999 − Assistant to the Management, Robert Bosch GmbH, Gerlingen, Germany
  • 2002 – Head of Marketing, Division Chassis Systems Control, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2004 − Head of Sales for DaimlerChrysler, VW/Audi, Porsche, Division Chassis Systems Control, Robert Bosch GmbH, Abstatt, Germany
  • 2006-2009 − Senior Vice President Sales North America and Ford Group worldwide, Divisions Chassis Systems Control and Gasoline Systems, Robert Bosch LLC, Farmington Hills, USA
  • 2010 − Executive Vice President Sales VW Group, Head of Technical Sales North, Robert Bosch GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany
  • 2015 − Executive Vice President Sales Daimler, Head of Technical Sales Daimler, Robert Bosch GmbH, Waiblingen, Germany
  • 2018 − Executive Vice President Sales, Robert Bosch Car Multimedia GmbH, Hildesheim, Germany
  • 2021 − Executive Vice President Sales in the Cross-Domain Computing Solutions division, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany

 

Susanne Eisenmann, Stuttgart, Germany

  • Lawyer, Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany

Frank Hoffmann, Stuttgart, Germany

  • Chairman of the Works Council, ETAS GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany