Stefan Assman, Head of Bosch Connected IndustryFormerly a plant manager and Head of Internal Special-Purpose Machinery, Stefan Assmann has been made Head of Bosch Connected Industry. His main responsibility will be to assist businesses in identifying ways of making their factories and production lines more efficient and effective.

Bosch Connected Industry is a new operating unit established to take advantage of the Industry 4.0 trend. Its objective, according to the supplier, is to "support customers in connecting the value chain from end to end."

By 2020, the Bosch Group is aiming to generate over €1bn in revenue through Industry 4.0 activities.