Gerhard Pfeifer, Chairman of the Management Board of Buderus Guss GmbH
Gerhard Pfeifer was born in Sinn/Hessen in 1960. After studying at the TU Darmstadt, he joined Robert Bosch GmbH as a graduate industrial engineer.
From 2001, he headed corporate development at Bosch Rexroth and in 2003 he took over the management of Rexroth Pneumatik GmbH in Laatzen/Lower Saxony, before becoming President and CEO of OOO Robert Bosch, Moscow, in 2011, representing the company's interests in Russia, the CIS states, Georgia and Mongolia.
Since 2016, Gerhard Pfeifer has been Managing Director of Buderus Guss GmbH and Product Area Manager of the Bosch CC-BC Product Division with responsibility for the brake disc business at the CC-BC locations Breidenbach, Lollar and Ludwigshütte.
Ute Abel, Member of the Management Board of Buderus Guss GmbH
Ute Abel, born in Fronhausen/Hesse in 1964, studied industrial engineering and management at the University of Karlsruhe and joined Buderus Bau- und Abwassertechnik GmbH, Wetzlar, as a graduate industrial engineer in 1989.
In 1992, she took over as head of the Corporate Planning and Controlling department at the former Buderus AG, Wetzlar. After Buderus AG was taken over by Robert Bosch GmbH in 2003, she became Head of Corporate Planning and Controlling and was responsible for the integration of the former Buderus AG's Industry Division into Robert Bosch GmbH. In 2005, she moved to Buderus Guss GmbH, initially heading the Finance and Controlling division and was a member of an M&A expert team at Bosch in Abstatt from 2010 to 2011.
As CFO, Ute Abel has been a member of the Board of Management of Buderus Guss GmbH since 2013 and, also as CFO, a member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch Lollar Guss GmbH since 2017.