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55 Press releases
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.
Munich, Oct 10, 2013
Siemens is supplying a complete turnkey system for two driverless subway lines in the Saudi-Arabian capital Riyadh. With a population of five million, the fast growing city, which previously relied primarily on diesel buses for its urban transit needs, intends the investment as a step towards modernization of the traffic infrastructure.
Siemens is supplying a complete turnkey system for two driverless subway lines in the Saudi-Arabian capital Riyadh. With a population of five million, the fast growing city, which previously relied primarily on diesel buses for its urban transit needs, intends the investment as a step towards modernization of the traffic infrastructure. The order for Siemens covers subway rolling stock, as well as electrification systems and signaling technology for driverless operation. Siemens is also responsible for system integration across the 63 kilometers making up the lines.
London, Oct 08, 2013
What will local public transport of the future look like? Siemens answers that question in "The Crystal," a center for sustainable urban development, which the company runs at the Royal Victoria Docks in the east of London. The eye-catcher in the exhibition, which opens its doors to visitors today for three months and to which admission is free, is the design study for a metro. The model is based technologically on the Inspiro platform from Siemens, while it is based visually on the famous London Tube. The UK's capital intends to refresh its underground fleet and invest several billions in new vehicles.
Berlin, Oct 07, 2013
The new metro trains from Siemens started to operate yesterday in Warsaw, the Polish capital. Together, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Mayor of Warsaw, Jerzy Lejk, CEO of the Warsaw Metro, and Jochen Eickholt, CEO of Siemens Rail Systems, sent off the first train on line 1 with passengers on board.
Warsaw, Oct 07, 2013
The new metro from Siemens for Poland's capital city Warsaw was put into operation yesterday. The city's mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz inaugurated it for passenger travel together with Jochen Eickholt, CEO of Siemens Rail Systems, as part of a maiden voyage on Line 1. For Siemens, this also marks the start of first regular passenger transport with the new metro generation Inspiro.
London, Oct 03, 2013
Commuters will soon have a glimpse of what the future of underground rail travel could hold – thanks to a new and exciting exhibition that opens its doors on 8th October 2013 in London.
Berlin, Sep 27, 2013
The new Inspiro type metro trains for Warsaw have been certified to operate in the Polish capital. In February 2011, the Warsaw metro operator Metro Warszawskie Sp. z o.o. ordered 35 six-car metro trains from a consortium of Siemens and the Polish rolling stock manufacturer Newag. This was not only the biggest order Siemens had ever received from Poland, but also the first order placed for complete Inspiro trains, the new metro generation from Siemens.
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.