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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

V. K. Viswanathan

2015 Non Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board

S. C. Srinivasan

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Whole Time Director

Jan-Oliver Rohrl

2018 Chief Technology Officer, Additional Executive Director

Rajesh Parte

2018 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Soumitra Bhattacharya

56 2018 Managing Director, Whole Time Director

Andreas Wolf

2017 Joint Managing Director, Whole Time Director

Peter Tyroller

2015 Non-Executive Non- Independent Director

Gopichand Katragadda

50 2018 Independent Director

S. V. Ranganath

65 2018 Independent Director

Bhaskar Bhat

2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Renu Karnad

66 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Hema Ravichandar

57 2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

Bernhard Steinruecke

63 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

V. K. Viswanathan

Mr. V. K. Viswanathan serves as Non Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of Bosch Limited,. He was Managing Director, Whole-Time Director of the Company effective December 31, 2012. He is a Bachelor of Commerce from Madras University and a Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Group Treasurer & Head of Mergers and Acquisitions with Hindustan Unilever Limited with which group he was associated in various capacities for 17 years. Mr. Viswanathan joined the Company as Chief General Manager in August 1998. After a brief orientation in the Company, he took up an assignment in the Diesel Systems Division of Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany from September 1998. Upon completion of the assignment, he returned to the Company in November 2000. Mr. Viswanathan joined the Board as Additional Director and Joint Managing Director on 01.01.2001, responsible for Finance, Administration and IT Coordination. Upon assuming new responsibilities in Robert Bosch Corporation, Farmington Hills, USA (Robert Bosch North America).

S. C. Srinivasan

Mr. S. C. Srinivasan serves as Chief Financial Officer, Whole Time Director of the Company. He joined Bosch Limited in February 2017. He is a Chartered Accountant with over two decades of experience in Corporate strategy, Treasury, Mergers & Acquisition, Investor Relations, Business CFO, Supply ·chain finance and operational excellence, Business & functional transformation, Leadership and talent management. He has worked in India, Singapore, United Kingdom and Germany. He is well experienced in leading large multicultural and multi-location teams. Srini Srinivasan is currently working with Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart in Powertrain Solutions division and is handling different transformation projects. Prior to joining the Company, was associated with the Unilever group, in India as well as overseas, for 27 years. Srini Srinivasan joined Unilever group in 1989 and served in various capacities as Factory Accountant, Management Accountant - Beverages, Sales Commercial Manager - East, Corporate Accountant and Commercial Manager Exports in the Foods business until 1998. He was seconded to Unilever, London as Group Financial Accountant and then as Strategic Analyst - Corporate Strategy Group between 1998 and 2002. Returning to India in mid2002, he was Commercial Manager - Home and Personal Care business, Chief Buyer, Vice President Treasury, M&A and Investor Relations between 2002 and 2010. He was seconded to Unilever between 2011 and 2016 as Vice President Supply Chain Finance - Asia, Africa, Middle East, Turkey & Russia and later as Vice President- Business & Finance Services.

Jan-Oliver Rohrl

Mr. Jan-Oliver Rohrl serves as Chief Technology Officer, Additional Executive Director of the Company. He has been associated with the Bosch Group since 1998. He assumed responsibility as Executive Vice-President (Engineering) & Regional President (Diesel Systems) of Bosch Limited effective January 01, 2017. He was Executive Vice-President (Powertrain Solutions) & Chief Technical Officer of the Company and Alternate Director to Mr. Peter Tyroller. During his association with the Bosch group, he has held various key positions in Diesel Systems, Gasoline Systems and Chassis Systems Control. In his last assignment he served as Senior Vice· President, Diesel Systems with Robert Bosch - Austria where he headed the product art:a of Large Engines at Diesel Systems, being responsible for product management, engineering, sales and project management, production and purchasing. Mr. Rohrl has tendered resignation as Alternate Director with effect from the close of business hours on June 30, 2018. Subsequently, he was appointed as an Additional Director and Executive Director with effect from July 01, 2018. Born in 1971 in Heidelberg, Germany,

Rajesh Parte

Mr. Rajesh D. Parte is Compliance Officer, Company Secretary of the Company. He is a Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (Membership No. ACS 10700) and a Law Graduate. He has more than 23 years of post-qualification experience in handling Secretarial and Legal work of various Listed Companies. • b Prior to joining the Company, he has worked with Companies such as Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, Man Industries (India) Limited, lnox Leisure Limited, German Remedies Limited, Batliboi Limited etc.,

Soumitra Bhattacharya

Mr. Soumitra Bhattacharya serves as Managing Director, Whole Time Director of the Company. He was Chief Financial Officer, Whole-Time Director of the Company., effective from June 30, 2018. He is a graduate in Commerce and a Chartered Accountant. He has been associated with the Company since 1995 and has a valuable experience for over 27 years in the areas of Finance, Accounts and entire commercial functions including HR, Legal, Tax, systems etc. He served as a Commercial Director of Robert Bosch, Turkey. Prior to this assignment he served as Vice President responsible for the Commercial and Administration functions at the Company’s Plants at Nashik and Jaipur. He worked in Stuttgart, Germany, during 1998-99 on deputation to parent company Robert Bosch GmbH as General Manager at the Feuerbach Plant. He was Executive Director responsible for Finance and Administration of the Company until 31.12.2012 and became Joint Managing Director of the Company from 01.01.2013. He was also Alternate Director to Dr. B. Bohr during the period from 01.07.2011 to 31.12.2012. Mr. Bhattacharya is Vice Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry, Karnataka State Council and Chairman of the Consumer Affairs and Anti-Counterfeiting Committee of Automotive Component Manufactures Association of India.

Andreas Wolf

Peter Tyroller

Gopichand Katragadda

Dr. Gopichand Katragadda is Independent Director of the Company. He is the Tata Group Chief Technology Officer and Innovation Head. In this role, Gopi facilitates the development of pioneering products and services, strategic technology collaborations, and evangelizes innovation across the $100B Group. Previously, as Chairman and Managing Director, he helped grow GE's largest R&D Centre - the John F. Welch Technology Centre, to be amongst the world leaders in intellectual property generation. Gopi also served as the chairman for GE·BEL. Before joining GE, Gopi was the VP of Technology at the US based Karta Technologies. Here, Gopi led the development of advanced sensor technology for US government agencies and research consortiums. He also was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas and served on the Board of Directors for Texas Public Radio. Gopi provides the voice of technology for various Government of India organisations. He chairs the CII National Technology Committee and the CII Western Region Innovation Taskforce. He is the India chair for the UK-India Joint Economic and Trade Committee. Gopi is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. He is a GE Certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Gopi has over 30 publications and 5 patents. He has authored a book on innovation · "SMASH," currently in its second edition, published by Wiley. He contributed to the establishment of the Advanced Materials CoE at IIT·Madras and the Advanced Manufacturing CoE at IIT·Kharagpur. Gopi has helped set up and has driven the ongoing Tata research collaborations with Harvard and Yale. Gopi holds MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

S. V. Ranganath

Mr. S. V. Ranganath serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Ranganath is an IAS Karnataka Cadre - Batch of 1975. Mr. S.V. Ranganath is the former Chief Secretary of the Government of Karnataka (30.09.2009 to 31.10.2013). He served as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor in the Department of Space and also as Member (Finance) of the Space Commission, ~tomic Energy Commission and Earth Commission. He has held various key positions across various state & Central Government organizations including Chairman of the Indian Coffee Board and Non-Executive Chairman of IFCI Limited. Mr. Ranganath has been extensively trained in various management concepts viz. decision making, human resource, international trade, financial management etc., in prestigious institutes both in India and abroad including IIT, IIM (Bangalore) and IIFT. He also received training in rural policy from United Kingdom. He is currently the Vice-Chairman of the Karnataka State Higher Education Council.

Bhaskar Bhat

Mr. Bhaskar Bhat is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Bhat is a B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from IIT Madras (1976) and has the Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Ahmedabad (1978). He started working as a Management Trainee at Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Private Limited in 1978. After spending five years in Godrej, he joined the Tata Watch Project which was initiated at Tata Press Limited. Since 1983 he has been associated with the Tata Watch Project which later became Titan Watches Limited and is now Titan Industries Limited. Presently, Mr. Bhaskar Bhat is the Managing Director of Titan Industries Limited and is responsible for Sales & Marketing, Human Resources, International Business and general managerial assignments of the company. Mr. Bhat is a member of the Governing Council at the T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal and the SDM Institute of Management and Development, Mysore. He was appointed as the Chairperson of the Board of Governors at the new National Institute of Technology established at Uttarakhand. He received Distinguished Alumnus Award in IIT Madras in 2008. He was conferred the Qimpro Gold Standard Award for Business in February 2010. He won the Most Admired Retail Professional of the year 2011 at the India Retail Forum 2011 and distinguished Alumnus Award in IIM Ahmedabad in November 2011. He was ranked as the 4th CEO in a survey conducted by the Business Today, INSEAD and Harvard Business Review.

Renu Karnad

Mrs. Renu Sud Karnad serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Bosch Limited. Ms. Karnad holds a Bachelor Degree in Law from the University of Bombay and Masters Degree in Economics from Delhi School of Economics. She joined HDFC Ltd in 1978 in the legal and credit department and grew to become the head of lending business of HDFC Ltd. She is responsible for the lending operations of HDFC, both retail as well as corporate, framing policies and strategies for mortgage lending by HDFC, development of new retail products, expansion of branch network and other channels of distribution, budgeting and management information system, for setting goals and targets at the national, regional and branch levels, monitoring performance vis-à-vis the budgets, development of new asset and liability products, introduction of innovative and structured products, coordinating resource raising from domestic and international markets, negotiating and finalizing financing facilities from multilateral agencies such as World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) and KfW, communicating with equity analysts and international investors besides also coordinating with regulators such as the National Housing Bank and liaising on behalf of HDFC with the Government of India and the State Governments and Housing Industry etc. As a member of the Investment Committee of HDFC, she partakes in the decision making for investments by HDFC in debt, equity and other related treasury products. She is currently functioning as Managing Director in HDFC Ltd.

Hema Ravichandar

Ms. Hema Ravichandar serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She is a management professional with about 34 years of industry experience. As a Strategic HR Advisor, she currently consults with and sits on the statutory and advisory Boards of both Indian and multinational corporations. After completion of her management education from IIM, Ahmedabad, Hema started her career at Motor Industries Company Limited (MICO) in 1983. In 1992 she joined Infosys Technologies Limited as the Head of Human Resources. Hema, until 2005, was the Senior Vice-President and Global Head of Human Resources for Infosys Technologies. In this capacity she designed and drove the HR agenda for Infosys globally, as it scaled up from 250 employees in 1992 to 40,000 employees in 2005. Under her HR Leadership, Infosys won several „Best Employer of the Year? awards in India and was placed in Top 100 rankings, overseas. She has won several awards and accolades including three HR Professional of the Year Awards and listings amongst the “25 Most Powerful Women in India” and “Successful Women Professionals in IT”. Hema has held positions in industry bodies and also served on several juries including on the National Executive Board of National HRD Network. Hema is also a Managing Committee Member of the Non-Executive Directors in Conversation Trust (NEDICT).

Bernhard Steinruecke

Mr. Bernhard Steinruecke is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bosch Limited. Mr. Steinruecke studied Law and Economics in Vienna, Bonn, Geneva and Heidelberg. He has a law degree from the University of Heidelberg and passed the Bar Examination of the High Court of Hamburg. He worked with Coopers and Lybrand, Hamburg, before joining Deutsche Bank in 1984 and rose to become General Manager of the Mumbai Branch and Joint Chief Executive Officer of the Bank’s operations in India. Later, he became the Managing Partner and Speaker of the Board of the ABC Privatkunden-Bank, Berlin. In July 2003, he became the Director General of Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.

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