ROBERT BOSCH POWER TOOLS - Key Persons


Christoph Kilian

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Management
Christoph Kilian has been a member of the board of management of the Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH since January 1, 2023. He is responsible for the business units Global Tools, Outdoor & Garden, and Rotary Tools. In addition, his responsibilities include the areas UX methods and design. Christoph Kilian has already been responsible for the accessories business of Bosch Power Tools since 2019. In 2000, following his Business Administration studies and after a position at a management consulting firm Bain & Company he joined BSH Hausgeräte GmbH. At BSH, Christoph Kilian worked in several management positions until 2019, with his last position as Chief Brand Officer for Siemens Home Appliances.

Dr. Katharina Hartl

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Management
Dr. Katharina Hartl has been a member of the board of management of the Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH since May 1st, 2023. Her responsibilities include finance and controlling, purchasing, manufacturing and logistics, human resources, legal services, and compliance. Dr. Katharina Hartl received a doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Innsbruck and joined the Bosch Group in 2003 as a trainee. Since then, she has completed various commercial positions in Germany and China. Most recently, she was responsible for the field of electrification as Senior Vice President Finance and Controlling in the division of Powertrain Solutions.

Lennart de Vet

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Management

Thomas Donato - President

Job Titles:
  • President
Thomas Donato has been president of the Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH since June 1st, 2023. His responsibilities include the areas corporate strategy and business development, engineering, digitalisation, quality, corporate communications as well as environmental protection and sustainability. In addition, he is responsible for the business units Accessories, Measuring Tools, and new growth areas. Thomas Donato studied electrical and automation technology at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences and at Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland). Since then, he has completed various positions at ABB Robotics and was member of the Board of Management of Rockwell Automation Inc. Most recently, he was responsible for global sales and factory automation as Member of the Board of Management at Bosch Rexroth.