Karlheinz Springer is new CEO of Siemens Power Transmission

Erlangen, Germany, April 25, 2012 — Effective May 1, 2012, Karlheinz Springer will become CEO of the power transmission division of Siemens Energy. He was head of the instrumentation and electrical business unit since 2005 before he took over the leadership of the power transmission solutions business unit at the beginning of March 2012.

"In the fossil power generation division, Springer helped the instrumentation and electrical business unit achieve an excellent market position in power plant I&C systems and proved his skills as a manager," said Michael Suess, member of the managing board of Siemens AG and CEO of the Siemens Energy Sector. "His experience in project management and project execution will be of great help to him in his new position."

Udo Niehage, the former CEO of the power transmission division will be heading the Siemens Berlin Liaison Office and advocating new energy policies to politicians and members of various associations throughout industry.

Springer studied electrical engineering at the University of Mannheim and began his professional career at Siemens AG in 1985, where he served as project manager for several years in automation engineering before switching to sales and marketing and then to the Siemens corporate department for corporate planning and strategy development.

Springer has been involved with Siemens power plant I&C systems since 1993, at first in a managerial position for project execution, in marketing and strategy, and then in sales and marketing, before taking over has head of the power plant I&C business in 2005.

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