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37 Press releases
Munich, Nov 06, 2013
Siemens is selling parts of its water business to funds managed by AEA Investors LP and – as previously announced – focusing its water-related activities on automation and drive solutions for the operation of water and sewage treatment plants and seawater desalination plants.
Munich, Oct 25, 2013
Sunil Mathur has been appointed CEO of Siemens’ Regional Company in India. Currently the CFO of the Regional Company in India, he will succeed Armin Bruck. Mathur has held a variety of positions at Siemens over the past 25 years. Bruck is moving from India to Singapore, where he has been appointed CEO of Siemens’ Regional Company in this country.
Berlin, Oct 17, 2013
The regional cluster setup which is currently in effect at Siemens is to be eliminated. By implementing this move, which will give the individual countries more competences in the future, Siemens intends to intensify its customer access and expand its regional business. "Eliminating the clusters will make Siemens more streamlined and closer to the markets. We're substantially strengthening our regions, whose heads are our customers' most important contacts," stated Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens AG.
Munich, Oct 15, 2013
Horst J. Kayser has been appointed the new head of strategy at Siemens, effective November 1, 2013. He succeeds Peter Herweck, who is to make Siemens a leader in the process industry. Janina Kugel, head of human resources at Osram, will assume responsibility for personnel strategy and executive development at Siemens, effective December 1, 2013. The current head of the corporate department Corporate Development Executives, Nicolas von Rosty, will leave the company by mutual agreement.
Munich, Oct 11, 2013
Siemens President and CEO Joe Kaeser and Russian President Vladimir Putin met today for detailed talks in the Russian city of Tuapse. Russian Economics Minister Alexei Ulyukayev, the president of the Russian state oil company ROSNEFT, Igor Sechin, and the CEO of Siemens Russia, Dietrich Moeller, were also present at the meeting. The occasion was the opening of a new ROSNEFT refinery, in whose construction Siemens participated.
Erlangen, Sep 27, 2013
Miguel-Angel López (48), previously the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Industry Automation Division, will become the new CFO of the Industry Sector, effective October 1. The business economist will succeed Ralf Thomas (52), who was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Siemens AG in mid-September 2013. López has served as the CFO of various business areas of Siemens VDO, Automation and Drives, Software and, since 2008, of the Industry Automation Division.
Munich, Sep 18, 2013
Siemens AG has appointed a new CFO with immediate effect and will concentrate responsibilities within the Managing Board as of October 1, 2013. At its meeting today, Siemens' Supervisory Board appointed Ralf Thomas (52) CFO of
Siemens AG. Mr. Thomas was previously CFO at the company's Industry Sector. His successor to this position will be announced soon. "With Ralf Thomas, we are gaining an experienced CFO who is very familiar with circumstances at Siemens through his many years of working at the company," said the Chairman of the Siemens Supervisory Board Gerhard Cromme.
The current Co-CEO of SAP, Jim Hagemann Snabe (47), is to be appointed member of the Supervisory Board by court order on application by the company as successor to Josef Ackermann (65), who is leaving the Siemens Supervisory Board at his own request on September 30, 2013. This was decided by the Siemens Supervisory Board at its meeting today. "In view of the growing strategic importance of digitalization for Siemens' core businesses, we are adding to the technology and software competence of the Supervisory Board with the appointment of Jim Hagemann Snabe. We are gaining an internationally respected expert in this area. I am looking forward to working with him," said Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG.
Hanover, Sep 17, 2013
The Siemens Drive Technologies Division and KUKA Roboter GmbH have announced a comprehensive cooperation at EMO in Hanover. The central pillar of the cooperation is integration of KUKA robots and Siemens machine tool solutions (CNC) for loading machine tools.
Munich, Sep 12, 2013
Siemens has been named the most sustainable capital goods company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), an internationally renowned sustainability ranking published by an association of investors. The company's top position underscores its uncontested leadership in sustainability across seven industries. Siemens also received this honor last year – the highest that a company can achieve in the DJSI.