Siemens Industry Inc. announced that it has appointed Andreas Schierenbeck to lead the company's Building Technologies (BT) Division. As president, Schierenbeck will be responsible for the financial, operational, and competitive success of Siemens Industry Sector's U.S.-based building-systems and energy-efficiency solutions provider.
Having held executive and leadership positions at major global BT business units and other Siemens companies, Schierenbeck brings to his new post nearly 20 years of progressive experience guiding companies to profitability and market success. Most recently he served as global chief executive officer for the Building Automation business unit in Zug, Switzerland. Prior to joining BT in 2005 as senior vice president for Fire Services, Schierenbeck was vice president of the Siemens Power & Distribution Substation Automation business. A graduate of Harvard Business School's Executive MBA Program in 2009, Schierenbeck also served as vice president of eu.bac — the European association of building automation and controls suppliers. He is a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and has lived and worked in Switzerland, Austria, Germany and Colombia.