15 Jan #046 – Gavin Smith – President Bosch Australia
In this Episode, I am happy to welcome Gavin Smith, CEO and President Australia of a global leader in manufacturing, Bosch.
With the variety of brands, Bosch is manufacturing, we have almost all been in touch with the organisation.
And Bosch is a great example how to transform a manufacturing giant into an extremely innovative and modern organisation.
Gavin shares his insights into leadership, transformation and also some very particular politicial challenges Australia faces.
Enjoy the session!
More About Gavin Smith
Gavin joined Bosch Australia in 1990, and was appointed President of the local subsidiary in October 2011. Since 1997 Gavin has held numerous positions within Bosch’s Automotive Original Equipment business both locally and in Germany. Prior to this date Gavin held a variety of Information Technology Management and Specialist roles with Bosch and other multinationals.
Gavin is also a Non-Executive Director of the Bosch & Honeywell joint venture company FMP (an automotive brakes component manufacturer), the Stillwell Motor Group, and the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK).
Gavin holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Otago, New Zealand and an MBA from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Gavin is a passionate advocate of Road Safety initiatives and the plight of the homeless, dedicating time and energy to both causes.
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