BSH Hausgerate GmbH, a global leader in the home appliance industry, has announced that Dr. Carla Kriwet will take over as CEO on 1st July this year. Kriwet, who is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Chief Business Leader of Connected Care at Royal Philips, will succeed Uwe Raschke who, alongside his duties on the Robert Bosch Board of Management, has led BSH since July 2019.
In her capacity as CEO, Kriwet will be responsible for the global business of the home appliance manufacturer, with more than 60,000 employees and a 2018 sales revenues of some EUR 13.4 billion. Kriwet has a PhD in business administration, and many years’ experience in business with technologically sophisticated products and services.
Dr. Kriwet said: “I am personally committed to improving the quality of life for people worldwide. Modern home appliances, in combination with digital technologies, can make a significant contribution to that. I very much look forward to helping shape the success of this innovative company steeped in tradition in the future.”
Prof. Stefan Asenkerschbaumer, Chairman of the BSH Supervisory Board, says: “Carla Kriwet is an experienced manager and outstanding leadership personality with great expertise in digital technologies and innovative products. We are delighted to be appointing her as CEO to the BSH Board of Management.”