Mike Mansuetti is the new president of Robert Bosch LLC, the North American business of German supplier Robert Bosch GmbH. Mansuetti, who is 46 years old, will take over the position from 55-year-old Werner Struth who will stay as chairman of Robert Bosch LLC and as one of the board members for its German parent.
Mansuetti will assume the role on July 1. Cheryl Kilborn, the director of public relations and product communications for Robert Bosch LLC, said that Mansuetti was appointed by Bosch so that the North American business unit would have a dedicated top executive just like its other businesses worldwide. The headquarters for this unit is in suburban Detroit.
Presently, Mansuetti is the senior vice president of Bosch's fuel injection unit in its gasoline systems division in Germany. Before this, he served as the senior vice president and technical plant manager at a Bosch plant in Anderson, S.C.
He then got his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Clemson University in South Carolina. According to Automotive News’ list of the top 100 global suppliers, parent company Robert Bosch is ranked No. 1 with estimated worldwide 2010 sales to automakers of $34.56 billion.