3rd keynote by Mr. Joerg Buchwald titledSustainability and CO2 reduction in Automotive Industry: Customer trends, levers and measures for reduction

Biography

After having studied mechanical engineering at Technical University Darmstadt (DE) and Strathclyde University Glasgow (UK) Jörg Buchwald has started his career 1998 at the world largest printing machine manufacturer Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. He was in charge of investment projects and outsourcing projects as well of the customer order center. In 2003 he changed to Robert Bosch China and took care of establishing the logistics (organization, processes, IT) and production system at the new founded plants in Suzhou and Changsha. After the return to Germany he took different positions at Bosch Electrical Drives (ED) Divisions in Bühl (DE). Since 2013 he is Head of Logistics for Electrical Drives (14 plants, 4bn EUR revenue) and is responsible for inventory and logistics cost management, and global standards in volume planning and material flow. To cover the increasing no. of shortages since COVID-19 he also acts as supply chain taskforce leader in ED. Jörg Buchwald is married, 49 years old and has 3 children.