11/09/2020

ETAS GmbH Board of Management to be reconstituted

Christoph Hartung
Christoph Hartung

Christoph Hartung will take over as chairman of the Board of Management of ETAS GmbH on January 1, 2021. Hartung has been with Bosch since January 2020 and is currently Executive Vice President of the Connected Mobility Solutions division. Christoph Hartung will succeed Friedhelm Pickhard, who will leave the company at his own request on December 31, 2020. He has been chairman of the Board of Management of ETAS GmbH since 2010, with the responsibility for corporate strategy, research and development, product marketing, communication, and the subsidiary ESCRYPT.

Bernd Hergert will also leave the Board of Management of ETAS GmbH on December 31, 2020, to retire. He has been a member of the Board of Management of ETAS since 2014 and, as Executive Vice President Operations, been responsible for purchasing and logistics, finance and tax, planning and controlling, human resources, information systems and services, and quality management and processes. Götz Nigge, currently Commercial Director in the Connected Mobility Solutions division at Robert Bosch GmbH, will succeed Bernd Hergert as of January 1, 2021.

Hans-Günter Gromeier is the third new member to join the Board of Management of ETAS. He is currently Head of Marketing, Corporate Strategy, and Portfolio Management at the Bosch subsidiary. He will take over the responsibility for sales and customer support at ETAS from Christopher White, who has been a member of the ETAS Board of Management since 2013. White will assume a new role as of January 1, 2021.

For further information, please refer to the press release.