Bosch division Building Technologies is pleased to announce the appointment of Josef Penker (41) as Vice President of Sales EMEA, Business Unit Communications. Penker will lead the regional sales force for the professional audio brands Dynacord, Electro-Voice, RTS, and Telex. He takes over the position from his predecessor Jens Gaessner, who will move into the video division within Bosch.
“I am very excited to be appointed as VP of Sales,” says Penker, “and I can already count on an exceptional sales team and channel partners to help us achieve our goals, in step with the constantly changing needs of our customers and today’s rapidly transforming markets. One of the key strengths of Bosch is having the scale and resources to best serve the market with our services and solutions – that puts us in a unique position to lead the way towards what’s next in pro audio and communications.”
Penker brings a breadth of industry experience to his new role, having served most recently as Director of Sales Europe for Dynacord, Electro-Voice, RTS and Telex (2019-2021), and prior to that as Sales Director for RTS and Telex (2014-2019). Penker joined Bosch in 2011 as Manager for the After Sales Service department. He will continue to be based in Straubing, Germany.