Bangalore: Dr Ferdinand Allerkamp has been appointed as joint managing director of Bosch group company in India Motor Industries Company Limited, responsible for all commercial functions - finance, HR, IT and legal. He succeeds V K Viswanathan who is on a deputation to Robert Bosch Corporation, USA.
Dr Allerkamp was previously the senior vice president, project management, SAP, Robert Bosch Gmbh, Germany. He joined Bosch in 1983 in the controlling division of Blaupunkt at Hildesheim and rose to become MD, commercial at Robert Bosch, Penang, Malaysia, in 1990. In 1993, he moved to Bosch Headquarters at Stuttgart to assume management responsibility for the Gasoline Systems & the Diesel Systems divisions. He then took over as head, commercial plant Management at Blaichach Plant, Germany from 1996 to 2002.
Mico was established in 1951 and is a pioneer and acknowledged leader in diesel fuel injection equipment and spark plugs and is headed by Dr. Albert Hieronimus, MD.
Its manufacturing facilities are located in Bangalore, Nashik, Naganathapura (near Bangalore), and Jaipur, with head office at Bangalore.
Mico manufactures and trades products as diverse as diesel fuel injection equipment, industrial equipment, auto-electricals, hydraulics for industrial and tractor applications, electric power tools, packaging machines, and Blaupunkt car audio systems.