Carlos Ribas has been the Bosch representative in Portugal since August 2015, accumulating this function to the Plant Management of Bosch Car Multimedia in Braga.
His strategic priorities are innovation and development of high-technology products and the sustainable increase of the activities of Bosch in Portugal in the three production plants (Braga – Car Multimedia, Aveiro – Thermotechnology and Ovar – Security Systems) and shared services in Lisbon.
He holds a degree in electronic engineering, global leadership and management training in Japan led him to achieve a ‘Global Leadership Executive’ from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA.
He started his career at Hoechst, worked at Yazaki before joining Bosch in 2003 were he assumed the functions of Production Manager and later as Technical Plant Manager.
In October 2010 he was assigned General Manager at Bosch in Mondeville, France, dedicated to production of electronic and mechanic components for the automotive industry.
He is frequently invited as keynote speaker in various events and debates about innovation and investments in Portugal, as well as a jury member for PhD thesis, at home and abroad.
For Carlos Ribas “assuring the sustainable growth of Bosch activities in Portugal through continuous training of associates, competence acquisition and creation of knowledge, respecting values and preserving the environment, are the priorities”.