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Siemens to strengthen innovation and technology expertise

"We want to engage in a dialogue with internationally leading scientists regarding key innovation trends in electrification, automation and digitalization, leveraging their knowledge and experience more intensively for the benefit of our company's long-term technological orientation," said Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens AG.
"I'm very pleased that Siemens has found a highly respected and very experienced scientist like Mr. Gruss to shape and lead the new expert council, which will be of vital importance for our company's future," said Siegfried Russwurm, Chief Technology Officer of Siemens AG, who will be responsible for coordinating the Siemens Technology & Innovation Council within the company.
"Heading the Siemens Technology & Innovation Council is a very attractive and exciting task. I'm sure that Siemens will profit from the experience and expertise of external scientists and researchers," said Peter Gruss, future Head of the Siemens Technology & Innovation Council.
Peter Gruss was formerly President of the Max Planck Society and is currently a member of Siemens' Supervisory Board. He will resign from the Supervisory Board at Siemens' Annual Shareholders' Meeting on January 27, 2015 and head the Siemens Technology & Innovation Council.

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Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. The company is active in more than 200 countries, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is No. 1 in offshore wind turbine construction, a leading supplier of combined cycle turbines for power generation, a major provider of power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, Siemens generated revenue from continuing operations of €71.9 billion and net income of €5.5 billion. At the end of September 2014, the company had around 357,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at
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Oliver Santen

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