Peter Witt (67) will become the new head of the Siemens Liaison Office in Brussels.
In this capacity, Witt previously Germanys deputy permanent representative to the European Union will succeed Wilhelm Schönfelder (69), who has represented Siemens in Brussels since 2007 and is now retiring. Peter Löscher, CEO of Siemens AG, thanked Wilhelm Schönfelder for his successful work on behalf of the company.
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 worlds largest provider of environmental technologies, generating €23 billion nearly one-third of its total revenue from green products and solutions. In fiscal 2009, which ended on September 30, 2009, revenue totaled €76.7 billion and net income €2.5 billion. At the end of September 2009, Siemens had around 405,000 employees worldwide.