The research group Value Stream Services at KSRI is gaining support from Bosch with new personnel. Dr. Markus Bauer joined KSRI in June 2016 as one of its directors. He is being supported by Dr. Franz Folz. Together with Prof. Dr. Kai Furmans they will be leading the research group Value Stream Services and also take up an active role in the Supply Chain Lab.
Dr. Markus Bauer is responsible for IT Program Management Logistics at Robert Bosch GmbH. During his 8 years at Bosch and preceding 11 years at BMW he worked in several executive positions in sales and logistics. Markus Bauer started his career with his PhD in Operations Research at the economics faculty at Regensburg University.
Dr. Franz Folz is supporting Dr. Markus Bauer in his position as director at KSRI. Dr. Folz is working at Bosch for 30 years now, taking up sveral executive positions nationally and abroad, with his last position as plant manager in Homburg. Before his industrial career Franz Folz earned his doctorate at KIT (then: University of Karlsruhe) with a Dr.-Ing. in logistics.
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