Board of Directors


 
Gavin Smith

Gavin Smith

President of Robert Bosch (Australia) Pty. Ltd

Gavin joined Bosch Australia in 1990, and was appointed President of the local subsidiary in October 2011. Since 1997 Gavin has held numerous positions within Bosch’s Automotive Original Equipment business both locally and in Germany. Prior to this date Gavin held a variety of Information Technology Management and Specialist roles with Bosch and other multinationals.

Gavin is also a Non-Executive Director of the Bosch & Honeywell joint venture company FMP (an automotive brakes component manufacturer), the Stillwell Motor Group, and the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK).

Gavin holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Otago, New Zealand and an MBA from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Gavin is a passionate advocate of Road Safety initiatives and the plight of the homeless, dedicating time and energy to both causes.

 

 
Nicole Sharman

Nicole Sharman

Chief Financial Officer for Robert Bosch (Australia) Pty. Ltd

Nicole Sharman joined Bosch in 2016 as Chief Financial Officer of Bosch Australia. Nicole is a broadly skilled Chief Financial Officer with 20 years of successful experience. She places a strong focus on strategic and commercial imperatives, drawing from her background in automotive, manufacturing/engineering and service based organisations. Nicole has held various directorships and is currently Non-Executive Director of Frauscher Sensor Technologies in Australia which supplies inductive sensor technology and wheel detection systems to the rail industry.

Nicole holds a Bachelor of Business Degree majoring in accounting from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), Australian Society of CPA’s (FCPA), Australian Tax Institute (CTA) and the Business Continuity Institute in the UK (AMBCI).