Siemens Appoints Matthew Chinn as Managing Director, Energy Sector in the UK and North West Europe

By Siemens Plc, PRNE
Thursday, April 29, 2010

LONDON, April 30, 2010 - Siemens, the leading global engineering and technology services company
has today announced the appointment of Matthew Chinn as the new managing
director of the Energy Sector UK & North West Europe cluster with immediate
effect. Matthew brings over 20 years of energy sector experience and joins us
from the Energy Service Division, where he was responsible for the European
Service business.

Welcoming his appointment, Andreas J Goss, chief executive, Siemens plc
said: "I am delighted to welcome Matthew as the new UK and North West Europe
managing director for Siemens Energy Sector. Matthew is joining the business
at one of the most exciting stages of our development, when the renewables
agenda especially is set for huge growth. Matthew brings a wealth of global
experience in the area of Energy Service and projects and we look forward to
benefiting from his expertise."

Andreas J Goss also expressed his appreciation for the work of Jens-Peter
, who held the role of Energy Sector managing director since 2008. Saul
has now moved to the position of CEO of Siemens Wind Power, globally.

Following the acquisition of Westinghouse, Matthew Chinn joined Siemens
in 1998 and has held a number of management assignments in the UK, USA,
Middle East, Asia and Germany before his position as Head of the European
service business for the global Energy Services Division.

Reflecting on his appointment Matthew said: "I am very excited at the
prospect of leading the Energy Sector at this time. The sector has many
innovative and unique offerings that meet the needs of the whole energy
conversion chain. I am especially excited by developments in areas such as
windpower, but also across the whole portfolio. I look forward to
contributing further to the work of this highly dedicated and committed

Over the next few months Matthew will be visiting Siemens' Energy's sites
across North West Europe and meeting with key customers and other key

Notes to Editors:

About Siemens in the UK

Siemens was established in the United Kingdom 167 years ago and now
employs 16,915 people in the UK. Last year's revenues were GBP4.2 billion.
As a leading global engineering and technology services company, Siemens
provides innovative solutions to help tackle the world's major challenges,
across the key sectors of energy, industry and healthcare. Siemens has
offices and factories throughout the UK, with its headquarters in Frimley,
Surrey. The company's global headquarters is in Munich, Germany. For more
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