NEW BRAKING SYSTEMS SPECIALIST AT BOSCH







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: February 17, 2012
Categories: General News

  • New product specialist for Bosch Automotive Aftermarket braking systems
  • Edmond Kelleher brings automotive experience from Ford and Hyundai roles

Edmond KelleherEdmond Kelleher has joined Bosch Automotive Aftermarket as Product Specialist for braking systems following his predecessor Dominik Jedrzejak’s move to the position of Bosch product manager for wipers in Singapore.

Edmond brings with him significant automotive industry experience, having held posts at Ford and Hyundai in Germany working in product definition, product planning, Customer Relationship Management – as well as picking up German language skills.

His role at Bosch involves responsibility for braking systems in the Automotive Aftermarket, including product management, marketing, cataloguing and pricing.

On his appointment, Edmond said: “Joining Bosch has presented me with a fantastic opportunity to broaden my skills and experience in the automotive industry with a focus on the aftermarket. Bosch has an enviable reputation in braking systems, so it is great to be involved in supporting its aftermarket business in the UK.”

Abhijit Kallianpur, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Country Marketing Manager for the UK and Ireland said: “We are very pleased to welcome Edmond to Bosch’s aftermarket team in the UK. His automotive and product management experience will be invaluable in helping to promote and develop our braking systems offering.”

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Automotive Technology is the largest Bosch Group business sector. According to preliminary figures, its sales came to 30.4 billion euros, or 59 percent of total group sales, in fiscal 2011. This makes the Bosch Group one of the leading automotive suppliers. Worldwide, more than 175,000 Automotive Technology associates work in seven areas of business: injection technology for internal-combustion engines, powertrain peripherals, alternative drive concepts, active and passive safety systems, assistance and comfort functions, in-car information and communication, as well as services and technology for the automotive aftermarket. Bosch has been responsible for important automotive innovations, such as electronic engine management, the ESP® anti-skid system, and common-rail diesel technology.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. According to preliminary figures, more than 300,000 associates generated sales of 51.4 billion euros
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