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61 Press releases
Munich, Jan 28, 2014
Siemens AG is planning to delist its American Depositary Receipts (ADR) from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). In addition Siemens intends to terminate its reporting obligations (deregistration) to the American Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Managing Board has made this decision in its meeting on January 27th, 2014.
Munich / New York, Jan 21, 2014
Siemens and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today launched the second annual cycle of the prestigious City Climate Leadership Awards, opening up the application process for global cities demonstrating excellence in urban sustainability. The focus of the 2014 competition is on recognizing innovative and environmentally impactful city projects as well as "hidden champions" – high-performing urban projects achieved in spite of financial constraints or difficult economic environments.
Munich, Dec 23, 2013
The new ICE trainsets from Siemens for Deutsche Bahn (DB) have been approved for immediate deployment in Germany. The German Federal Railway Authority (EBA) approved the trains' operation – also in multiple-unit or so-called double-traction mode – on DB's rail network. Two trains were delivered in November for test purposes. Siemens has now supplied DB with two more ICE trains of the Velaro D type for deployment in Germany, with four additional trains to follow in the spring of 2014.
Munich, Dec 17, 2013
Klaus Moosmayer has been named to head Siemens' entire compliance organization as Chief Compliance Officer, effective January 1, 2014. Since 2007, Moosmayer has played a key role in building up Siemens' new, globally recognized compliance system. Since 2010, he has been responsible for all legal and regulatory-related compliance duties at Siemens. Klaus Moosmayer is considered nationally and internationally to be a leading compliance expert. At the beginning of November 2013, he was appointed by the OECD's Business and Industry Advisory Committee to serve as the new honorary head of its anti-corruption taskforce.
Munich, Dec 07, 2013
On behalf of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, the company and its employees, Joe Kaeser, Siemens' President and CEO, presented €1 million to Germany's 'Ein Herz für Kinder' charity for children at a benefit gala in Berlin. The donation is primarily intended to support the charitable organization's efforts to give socially disadvantaged children access to better education and healthcare.
Munich, Dec 06, 2013
Siemens AG – with its 362,000 employees worldwide and 1,600 employees in South Africa – joins with the people of South Africa in mourning the passing of Nelson Mandela. "With the death of Nelson Mandela, we bid farewell to a man who is admired and honored all around the world for the battle for freedom that he waged unflinchingly and with total personal commitment. His unconquerable will, his charisma and his lifetime of achievement will remain for us a model and an inspiration," said Siemens President and CEO Joe Kaeser.
Munich, Dec 05, 2013
The number of Siemens patents has risen to a record level. In fiscal 2013, the number of patents granted in continuing operations increased by five percent year-over-year to 60,000. Twelve Siemens researchers and developers, who together account for around 600 invention disclosures and 500 granted individual patents, played a leading role here.
Munich, Nov 27, 2013
Peter Solmssen will resign from the Managing Board of Siemens AG by mutual agreement, effective December 31, 2013. A member of the Managing Board since October 2007, Solmssen has served as General Counsel and head of the Legal and Compliance Department. In the future, the Managing Board area Legal and Compliance will be assigned to President and CEO Joe Kaeser. Andreas Christian Hoffmann will be the new General Counsel and head of the Legal and Compliance Department. He will report directly to the President and CEO.
For the first time, Siemens' Annual Report 2013 is a combination of the company's previously separate Annual and Sustainability Reports. This report now shows Siemens' full spectrum of topics – from the company's strategic direction and business development in the Sectors to the most important sustainability aspects such as research and development, energy-efficient technologies, environmental protection and suppliers.
Munich, Nov 20, 2013
At the General Meeting of Works Councils in Berlin on November 20, the Chairman of the Central Works Council of Siemens AG, Lothar Adler, announced that he will leave the company at the end of May 2014, upon reaching mandatory retirement age. His term of office as a member of the Supervisory Board will end on the same date. Adler is thus no longer willing to extend his employment contract, as he had contemplated earlier.