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Mariel von Drathen to head Investor Relations at Siemens


Munich, Mariel von Drathen (37) has been appointed head of Siemens’ Investor Relations department, effective February 1, 2009. In this capacity, she succeeds Michael Sen (40), who was named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company’s Healthcare Sector on December 1, 2008.

Ms. von Drathen has been employed at Siemens for ten years, most recently as Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at the Corporate Finance department, where she acquired extensive experience in financial markets and transaction know-how and played a key role in realigning Siemens’ portfolio. She embarked on her career at Siemens as product manager in the mobile phone business. Starting in 2001, Ms. von Drathen held various Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategy positions in Siemens’ telecommunications business. Prior to joining Siemens, she worked for four years at Digital Equipment Corporation and Compaq Computer in Geneva and Boston. Ms. von Drathen has a dual Belgian-German nationality.

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. The company has around 430,000 employees (in continuing operations) working to develop and manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of solutions for individual requirements. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. In fiscal 2008, Siemens had revenue of €77.3 billion and income from continuing operations of €5.9 billion (IFRS). Further information is available on the Internet at:


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