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Siemens appoints Juergen Maier as new UK chief executive

18 June 2014

Juergen Maier, managing director of Siemens Industry is to be appointed chief executive of Siemens in the UK, effective from July 1st.

Roland Aurich, the current chief executive, will be stepping down from his role and retiring from Siemens after working for the company for more than 28 years. Aurich has held senior positions within the global organisation including CEO of Siemens in Sweden and more recently CEO of Siemens in Canada before joining Siemens plc in January 2012.

Professor Siegfried Russwurm, board member at Siemens AG said: "I would like to thank and congratulate Roland Aurich for his strong contribution to the success of Siemens over the past decades. I am sure Siemens will continue to grow its business in Britain under Juergen Maier’s leadership, building on the recent investments we have announced.”

Aurich, said: "It has been an honour for me to be Siemens UK Chief Executive. I have enjoyed working with our customers and government and with the breadth of knowledge and good spirit there is across the UK team. I am pleased we have consolidated our reputation as a valued contributor to the UK economy.

Maier has been a member of the Siemens UK Executive Management Board and the managing director of Siemens UK and Ireland Industry Sector since 2008.

"I am delighted to have been appointed Chief Executive of Siemens UK. The UK is a core market for Siemens, and we must continue to work in partnership with businesses and government to make the most of the economic recovery. I look forward to shaping our business to meet new domestic and global economic challenges,” he said.