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78 Press releases
Munich, Jun 20, 2014
Siemens has noted the announcement of the French government to stronger respect national interests itself, regarding the reorganization of Alstom. "We respect and understand the political interest of the government in the field of energy technology. Together with our partner MHI, we had verifiably the better offer with respect to industrial and strategic sustainability as well as regarding financial and social aspects. But the safeguarding of national interests is a matter of the State," said Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens, and added: "Dealing with Alstom, we have proven our competence, entrepreneurship, strategic finesse and last but not least discipline."
Munich and Tokyo, Jun 20, 2014
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Siemens today submitted an offer letter specifying further the proposed transaction to Alstom. With the specified offer MHI and Siemens reaffirm their commitment to strengthen Alstom as an independent Global Player in Energy and Transport. After extensive discussions with all stakeholders over the past days MHI and Siemens reviewed their proposal with regards to reducing complexity, strengthening execution and narrowing risk exposure.
Munich/Paris, Jun 17, 2014
As part of the planned acquisition of the gas business of Alstom, Siemens AG has announced its intention to provide training for an additional 1,000 French young people over the next few years. The additional training positions will include both technical and administrative professions. Siemens will invest about €32,000 annually for each trainee. Siemens President and CEO Joe Kaeser made this commitment at a meeting with French President François Hollande on Tuesday.
Munich and Tokyo, Jun 16, 2014
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) and Siemens AG today announced that they have joined forces and provided a proposal for the French multinational conglomerate, Alstom. Pursuant to this, MHI and Siemens propose several transactions in order to preserve Alstom's current perimeter in almost all its activities, enhance its industrial sustainability, strengthen its position as a diversified global player in energy and transport, and strengthen its financial structure, while remaining a major French listed group. The proposal is also very beneficial for Alstom employees. Furthemore it will foster job creation in France.
Munich, Jun 11, 2014
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Siemens AG today announced that they have joined forces in evaluating a potential proposal for certain assets of the French multinational conglomerate, Alstom in order to strengthen the future position of Alstom, MHI and Siemens.
Jürgen Maier has been appointed CEO of Siemens' Regional Company in the United Kingdom (UK), effective July 1, 2014. Currently member of the Siemens UK Executive Management Board and Managing Director of Siemens Industry in the UK, he will succeed Roland Aurich.
Munich, Jun 03, 2014
Siemens no longer intends to sell its baggage handling and parcel and postal sorting activities. The activities are to be further operated as a separate business under the Siemens umbrella. "I've made it clear again and again that we have to get our businesses in order again ourselves.
Munich, May 28, 2014
Effective July 1, 2014, Janina Kugel will assume the position of Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) for Siemens AG in addition to her current responsibilities as Head of Personnel Strategy and Executive Development.
Munich, May 26, 2014
Siemens is strengthening its collaborative efforts with its most innovative suppliers. The "Supplier Innovation Day" on May 26, 2014 in Fürth will see some 200 international researchers, developers and procurement experts from Siemens get together with specially selected suppliers to exchange views and ideas. From a total of 120 preliminary suggestions submitted, 21 suppliers were selected to appear at the event, where they will now present their latest developments.
Mainz, May 15, 2014
Today, Germany's Minister of Economics and Technology, Sigmar Gabriel, together with representatives of power utility Stadtwerke Mainz AG, Siemens AG, The Linde Group and RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, gave the starting signal for the construction of the Energiepark Mainz. From 2015 on the energy storage project, which is receiving financial support from the ministry, could make an important contribution to the success of the energy turnaround in Germany, said Mr Gabriel during the foundation stone ceremony in the state capital of Rhineland-Palatinate.