Heinrich v. Pierer, Dr. jur. Dr.-Ing. E.h.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG

Head of Corporate Development (CD)

Special Responsibilities

Corporate Communications (CC)
Chief Economist/Corporate Relations (ECR)

Outside Positions

German Supervisory Board positions:
Bayer AG, Leverkusen
Hochtief AG, Essen
Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Munich
Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg

Company Positions

Comparable positions outside Germany:
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft Österreich, Austria (Chairman)


born January 26, 1941 in Erlangen, Germany


Secondary school (baccalaureate)
Studies in Law and Economics
Doctor of Law (Dr. jur.)
Diploma in Economics (Dipl.-Volkswirt)

Professional History

Academic assistant, later assistant professor at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Faculty of Law

Joined Siemens AG, Corporate Finance, Legal Department

1977 bis 1987
Various commercial assignments in sales and marketing at Kraftwerk Union AG, at the KWU Mülheim plant, and in several corporate departments

Commercial head of the Power Generation Group (KWU)

Member of the Siemens AG Managing Board, Group President, Power Generation Group (KWU)

Member of the Corporate Executive Committee of Siemens AG

Deputy Chairman of the Managing Board of Siemens AG

Chairman of the Managing Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG

and special responsibility for:
Corporate Planning and Development

Corporate Communications

Economics and Corporate Relations

Siemens Corporate Consulting



Heinrich Pierer

Engineer, President and CEO

Siemens AG Worldwide