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Oliver Santen new head of global Siemens Press Office

Effective July 1, 2011, Oliver Santen (42), currently head of the business press at BILD Zeitung, will take over as head of the Siemens AG global press office and assume responsibility for the company’s press activities. The graduate of the Axel Springer School of Journalism in Berlin has worked for BILD since 2005 and previously served in other positions, including press spokesman at Allianz SE.
Constantin Birnstiel (39) will move from management of the Siemens press office to Osram GmbH, where he will help prepare the planned initial public offering (IPO) of Osram and will head corporate communications and investor relations. Plans call for him to continue serving in this function following the founding and planned IPO of Osram AG.

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This press release was updated on 31.07.2017 at 04:00 PM CEST.
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. The company is the world’s largest provider of environmental technologies, generating €28 billion – over one-third of its total revenue – from green products and solutions. In fiscal 2010, which ended on September 30, 2010, revenue totaled €76 billion and net income €4.1 billion. At the end of September 2010, Siemens had around 405,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at:
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Stephan Heimbach

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