Vivatech 2023


Kerstin Rothermel

CPO/VP People & Workplace


Kerstin Rothermel is a dynamic and visionary Chief People Officer (CPO/CHRO) with over 20 years of experience in leading global people teams for world-renowned companies. She currently heads the People & Workplace team at Bolt, one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe. Bolt currently works across over 45 countries with over 4000 employees. Before joining Bolt, Kerstin held senior HR positions at several leading global companies, including Allianz, Metro Group, Starbucks, and FlixBus. Kerstin is a highly respected HR professional with a proven track record of delivering impactful results. She is passionate about creating a people-centric culture that fosters innovation, collaboration, and growth. At Bolt, Kerstin has transformed the company’s HR function from a support service to a strategic business partner that drives organizational success. She is responsible for developing and executing People strategies that align with the company’s business objectives and support employee growth and development.

My interests

Environment & Climate Tech
Future of Work
Metaverse & XR

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