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Three new members for Siemens Managing Board - Wolfgang Dehen to head Osram, successors appointed at second management level

The Supervisory Board of Siemens AG thanked Mr. Dehen for his work on the Managing Board and for his successful management of the Energy Sector. Supervisory Board Chairman Gerhard Cromme said, “Under Mr. Dehen’s leadership, development at the Sector has been outstanding over the last few years. Energy has been a high-performance pillar at Siemens, particularly during the global economic crisis.” Siemens President and CEO Peter Löscher said, “I’d like to thank Mr. Dehen for his successful work at the Energy Sector and for his strong commitment to his responsibility for the Asia-Pacific Region. I’m also very pleased that he’s agreed to prepare Osram’s IPO and to establish Osram as an independent, publicly listed company with Siemens as an anchor shareholder.”
Roland Busch (46) has a doctorate in physics. He has been the Chief Strategic Officer of Siemens AG since May 2008, having previously held a variety of operational positions at the company in automotive and railway technology in Germany and China and at the central research and development department. As a member of the Managing Board, he will serve as CEO of the newly created Infrastructure & Cities Sector, effective April 1, 2011. Peter Herweck (44), most recently a member of the Managing Board of Siemens Ltd. China and responsible for the Industry Sector’s business in the Cluster North East Asia, will be Siemens’ new Chief Strategic Officer.
Klaus Helmrich (52) has an engineering degree from a university of applied sciences. He joined Siemens as a development engineer in 1986 and has held numerous operational positions, particularly in the area of automation systems. He has served most recently as CEO of the Drive Technologies Division. As a member of the Managing Board, he will be the Chief Technology Officer of Siemens AG, effective April 1, 2011. Ralf-Michael Franke (52), currently CEO of a Business Unit within the Industry Automation Division, will be the new CEO of the Drive Technologies Division.
Michael Süß (47) has a degree in engineering and a doctorate in economics. After holding a variety of positions in industry both in and outside Germany – at BMW, Porsche and MTU, for example – he joined the executive management of Siemens’ Power Generation Group in 2006. He has been CEO of the Fossil Power Generation Division since 2008. As a member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, he will serve as CEO of the Energy Sector, effective April 1, 2011. Roland Fischer (48), currently CEO of a Business Unit in the Fossil Power Generation Division, will be the Division’s new CEO.
In the Industry Sector, Dirk Hoke (41), currently CEO of the Cluster Africa, has been appointed CEO of the Industry Solutions Division and, when the Sector’s further development takes effect, CEO of its new Customer Services Division.
Wolfgang Dehen (57) will leave the Managing Board of Siemens AG at the end of March 31, 2011. He has been appointed CEO of the Executive Board of Osram GmbH by the Supervisory Board of Osram GmbH, effective April 1, 2011. With the establishment of Osram AG now planned, he is to be appointed a member of the Managing Board of Osram AG and President and CEO of Osram AG. Martin Goetzeler (48) has resigned his position as CEO of the Executive Board of Osram GmbH. He has been appointed Osram’s Chief Operating Officer by the Supervisory Board of Osram GmbH, effective April 1, 2011. He will continue to serve as Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Osram Managing Board after the establishment of Osram AG. Dr. Klaus Patzak (45), currently Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of Siemens AG, has been appointed CFO of Osram GmbH – and after the public listing – will serve as CFO of Osram AG. ​

For this press release

Roland Busch

Roland Busch

Klaus Helmrich

Klaus Helmrich

Michael Süß

Michael Süß

Michael Süß

Roland Fischer

Roland Fischer

Ralf-Michael Franke

Ralf-Michael Franke

Ralf-Michael Franke

Peter Herweck

Peter Herweck

Peter Herweck

Dirk Hoke

Dirk Hoke

Dirk Hoke

Wolfgang Dehen

Wolfgang Dehen

Wolfgang Dehen

Martin Goetzeler

Martin Goetzeler

Martin Goetzeler

Klaus Patzak

Klaus Patzak

Klaus Patzak

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