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Dr. Andreas Eppinger

Employee, Group VP Technology Management, Johnson Controls

Köln, Germany

Skills

32 years professional experience - 28 years as automotive supplier - 22 years in executive roles
General Management with focus on development and innovation
Global leadership experience (Europe USA Japan and China)
Broad technical and commercial background and network:
· Electronics hardware and software
· Driver Infomation Telematics Car Multimedia
· Powertrain
· OEM customer management
· Built and optimize development processes and organisations
· Seat systems (Metal structures Trim Foam Ergonomics)

Timeline

Professional experience for Andreas Eppinger

  • Current , since Oct 2009

    Group VP Technology Management

    Johnson Controls

    · Leader of research and advanced development of Johnson Controls' Automotive division · Member of the executive leadership team of Automotive division and coordination advanced activities · New technologies for vehicle interior systems · Built large global network with institutes and universities · Created and implemented award-winning technology and innovation process

  • 3 years and 4 months, Jun 2006 - Sep 2009

    GM and VP Global Electronics

    Johnson Controls

    · General Manager of JCI’s Electronic division (1.6Bn, 6000 people) · Development, manufacturing and sales of driver information systems (instrument panel, displays, homelink)

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jun 2004 - Jun 2006

    EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT TEST AND INSTRUMENTATION SYSTEMS

    AVL List GmbH

    · Leader of test and instrumentation division of AVL List Group (largest division with approx. 70% share) · Global responsibility for subsidiaries in 12 countries, incl. China (220 people) and Japan (80 people) · Large projects, e.g. BMW Formula One test center

  • 2000 - 2002

    EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT CORPORATE RESEARCH AND ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT

    Robert Bosch GmbH

    · Leader of Corporate Research of Robert Bosch GmbH with 400 engineers and scientists · Coordination of strategic projects across all Bosch automotive divisions · Powertrain, chassis systems, car multimedia, vehicle bus systems, sensors

  • 1997 - 2000

    EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT DEVELOPMENT

    Robert Bosch GmbH

    · Member the executive leadership team at Bosch Car Multimedia division (Blaupunkt), responsible for R&D organisation with 600 people · Car navigation technology , telematics, driver information systems and audio systems · Member of the supervisory board at TeleAtlas (producer of digital maps)

  • 1993 - 1997

    PRESIDENT ETAS GMBH&CO.KG

    ETAS GMBH&CO.KG (Robert Bosch subsidiary)

    · Founded “ETAS“, a new 100% Bosch subsidiary for the development and sales of hardware and software tools and engineering services · Started with 60 engineers from Robert Bosch GmbH and created full scale mid-size company from scratch with all functions: sales, procurement, manufacturing and human resources · Highly profitable growth of 40% p.a. from 60 to >300 employees

  • 1987 - 1993

    MANAGER MECHATRONICS

    Robert Bosch GmbH

    · Development of tools for mechatronics development for powertrain applications · Development of new hardware-in-the-loop test systems and methodology · Responsible for 35 engineers and scientists

  • 1983 - 1987

    TRAINEE UND DEVELOPER COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

    SIEMENS

    · Industrial hardware und software development at Siemens‘ communication division · Trainee program with positions in advanced development, marketing and project management, incl. 2 years at Siemens Communications in Boca Raton, FL, USA

Educational background for Andreas Eppinger

  • 1992 - 1994

    POSTGRADUATE STUDY OF MANAGEMENT

    UNIVERSITÄTSSEMINAR DER WIRTSCHAFT GRACHT

    MBA

  • 1989 - 1992

    Mechatronics

    Universität Paderborn

    Mechatronics Realtime simulation technologies Hardware-in.the-loop test applications

  • 1978 - 1983

    Electronics Engineering

    Technische Universität München

    Control theory Communication technology Computer science

Languages

  • English

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