BSH has its new CEO: the role will be of Matthias Metz from October 1, 2022, who will take the place of Carla Kriwet who lives the company. In this capacity, Metz will be responsible for the global business of the home appliance manufacturer with more than 62,000 employees and a global production network of 40 factories worldwide. Metz is currently leading the Consumer Markets Segment at ZEISS Group and brings many years of international expertise in branded consumer business to BSH.
«Matthias Metz – commented Christian Fischer, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BSH – is an experienced manager and brings along a deep understanding for consumer business and technological products. We are delighted to be appointing him as CEO to the BSH Board of Management.»
At ZEISS, Metz has been a member of the Executive Board of Carl Zeiss AG and CEO of the Consumer Markets Segment since 2015 and is also responsible for the ZEISS sales and service companies in Belgium, the Netherlands, South Africa and Latin America. Additionally, he is also CEO & President of the Management Board of Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH, Aalen.
«I am very delighted to take on the responsibility for BSH. I am personally convinced that home appliances and supplementary digital solutions and services from BSH make an important contribution to improving the quality of life of consumers around the world» – says Metz.