Soumitra Bhattacharya is currently the Managing Director of Bosch Ltd., and Regional President for the Bosch Group in India. He has held various positions within the Bosch Group in India as well as Internationally for the past 22 years. Bosch Ltd., is the largest Automotive Component Company in India with its presence also in industrial & consumer goods technology.
He is an Executive Committee Member of ACMA (Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India). Has been past Chairman (2013-2014) for the Karnataka State Council for CII in India (Confederation of Indian Industry) and currently the Co-Chair for Skills Committee-CII at the National Level and a CII National Council Member besides being a Member of CII Southern Region Council. During his past assignments, he has served as Commercial Director of Robert Bosch Turkey (RBTR) between 2005 & 2008. Before his assignment in Turkey he served as Vice President responsible for the Commercial functions at Bosch Ltd., for Nashik & Jaipur Plants in India & was also in-charge of Corporate Planning & Controlling for Bosch Ltd. During 1998-99, he worked in Stuttgart, Germany, on deputation to Robert Bosch GmbH as General Manager at the Feuerbach Plant. Prior to Bosch Ltd., from 1984 to 1995 he served in various management positions at Tata Steel (IPITATA), INDAL (Indian Aluminum Company Ltd.,) and Titan Company Limited.