Franz Fehrenbach

Franz Fehrenbach (born 1 July 1949 in Kenzingen) is a German engineer and manager who serves as the chairman of Robert Bosch GmbH.[1]

Franz Fehrenbach
Franz Fehrenbach in May 2005 at the 35. St. Gallen Symposium
Franz Fehrenbach

(1949-07-01) 1 July 1949
OccupationChairman, Robert Bosch GmbH


Fehrenbach studied industrial engineering at the University of Karlsruhe and joined Robert Bosch GmbH in 1975. In 1988, he was transferred to the United States, but he returned to Germany in 1989. In 1990, Fehrenbach became Vice-CEO of the corporation. In 2003, he then became chairman of Robert Bosch GmbH, succeeding Hermann Scholl.

In 2012, Fehrenbach caused a stir by expressing his political view to expel Greece not only out of the Euro zone but also out of the European Union.

Other activities

Corporate boards

  • Temasek Holdings, Member of the European Advisory Panel (since 2016)[2]
  • Linde, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board (since 2013)[3]
  • Stihl, Member of the Supervisory Board (since 2012)[4]
  • BASF, Member of the Supervisory Board (since 2008) [5]

Non-profit organizations



  • - article about Greece opinions
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