Dr. Johannes Milde (55) to head SBT Group
Siemens’ Corporate Executive Committee has appointed Dr. Johannes Milde President of the Siemens Building Technologies (SBT) Group, effective June 1, 2007. He will succeed Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger (46), who has been appointed to the company’s Corporate Executive Committee, effective the same date.
Milde has been a member of the SBT Group Executive Management since 2005. In this capacity, he has been responsible, among other things, for innovation and production. “With Johannes Milde, we will have an experienced, tenacious and highly effective entrepreneur at the head of SBT. In recent years, Dr. Milde has been instrumental in defining SBT’s strategy and will continue to do so. I’m convinced that he can drive and vitalize the Group’s comprehensive technology and business portfolio with innovations,” said Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger, member of Siemens’ Corporate Executive Committee.
”I’m looking forward to taking over leadership of and responsibility for the Group and to rigorously developing its activities for the benefit of customers, employees and investors”, said Milde.
Dr. Johannes Milde, who was born in Nettersheim, Germany on November 11, 1952, received a bachelor of science degree in computer science from the Technical University of Rhineland-Westphalia in Aachen, where he subsequently also obtained his doctorate (Dr. Eng.). He remained at the university as Head of Research until 1985, when he joined what was then BBC in Dättwil (Switzerland) in the same capacity. From 1987 he occupied various executive positions in the production engineering field at ABB, before moving to Landis & Gyr in 1990. There he progressed through various stages to become head of the global electricity meter business. Following the company’s acquisition by Siemens, he oversaw the integration of the two metering businesses until 1999. After moving to the executive board of Zumtobel AG as CTO, he joined Siemens Building Technologies in 2004 as Head of the product and system component business. Johannes Milde has been a member of the Group Executive Management of Siemens Building Technologies since 2005. He was appointed Group President, effective June 1, 2007.
Siemens Building Technologies
Siemens Building Technologies (SBT) provides a complete offering of technical infrastructure for security, comfort and efficiency in buildings. SBT is present in over 50 countries around the world and has eight manufacturing facilities in Europe, the US and Asia. In India, SBT is a division of Siemens Ltd. and is established as the leading solution provider for ‘Intelligent Buildings’. It operates in the areas of Building Automation, Heating and Ventilation, Fire Detection, Security systems and Access Control. The division offers innovative products, systems and total solutions covering the entire chain from engineering to services for high-end buildings.
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