BSH Hausgeräte announces Dr. Matthias Metz as upcoming CEO

– GERMANY, Munich –  BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, a Bosch Group company, today announced the appointment of Dr. Matthias Metz as CEO effective October 1, 2022., bringing many years of international expertise in branded consumer business to BSH.

He 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. Matthias Metz is currently leading the Consumer Markets Segment at ZEISS Group.

“Matthias Metz is an experienced manager and brings a deep understanding of consumer business and technological products. We are delighted to be appointing him as CEO to the BSH Board of Management,” said Board Supervisory Chairman, Dr. Christian Fischer.

interim CEO and CFO, Gerhard Dambach added, “We are excited to welcome Matthias Metz at BSH and in the Board of Management. We are looking forward to shaping the success of our company together in the future”.

About Dr. Matthias Metz

At ZEISS, Dr. Matthias 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 CEO and President of the Management Board of Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH, Aalen. Before his professional career with ZEISS Group, he held various management positions in other consumer goods companies and worked in Shanghai, China, among other places.

“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,” commented Dr. Matthias Metz.

Dr. Matthias Metz holds a doctorate in economics and social sciences.

About BSH

BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, with a total turnover of some EUR 15.6 billion and 62,000 employees in 2021, is a global leader in the home appliance industry. The company’s brand portfolio includes eleven well-known appliance brands like Bosch, Siemens, Gaggenau, and Neff as well as the ecosystem brand Home Connect and service brands like Kitchen Stories. BSH produces at 40 factories and is represented in some 50 countries.

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