Rolf Najork (53) has taken over the position of Chairmanship of the Executive Board and the responsibility for development at Bosch Rexroth AG at the begin of February this year. He follows Dr. Karl Tragl (53) who simultaneously left the company and followed a new direction. Before moving to Bosch Rexroth Rolf Najork was Managing Director of Heraeus Holding GmbH with responsibility for production, purchasing, and development.
He held various technical management positions at Ford and Getrag after completing his mechanical engineering studies at RWTH Aachen. As an executive management member Automotive he was then responsible for the division Emobility, Mechatronics, and R&D transmission within the Schaeffler Group. Bosch Rexroth offers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology for machines and systems for Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, and Factory Automation.