Dr. Markus Thill

President Region Africa | Robert Bosch (Pty) Ltd

Since mid-2014, Dr. Thill has been responsible for Bosch’s business in Africa, reporting directly to Bosch Group management.

Prior to co-founding Bosch’s global venture arm as managing director in 2007, he worked as Vice President of Bosch's global corporate strategy department.

Before joining Bosch, Markus was a senior manager in leading strategy consulting firms, heading and implementing projects on strategic and operational issues as well as M&A around the globe.

His clients encompassed Global Fortune 500, mid-caps, and start-up companies as well as private equity and venture capital firms.

Markus holds university degrees in mathematics and physics, including a doctorate (“summa cum laude”) from Université de Paris (France).

He is fluent in English, German, and French, and has a good working knowledge of several other languages.