The restructuring of Siemens by majority owner The Gores Group will also brings personnel changes. CEO Jim O’ Neill, in office since October 2008 and one of ExecutiveBiz’s Top 20 People to Watch in ’09, will be replaced by Mark Stone, who has served as chairman of board of Siemens Enterprise Communications Group since October 2008.
Dr. Gerald Kromer, VP of Strategy for Siemens’ Munich branch, and Richard Schlauri of Fujitsu Siemens Computers, will cooperate to grow their global service business. Dr. Kromer will focus on Professional services and Solutions, while Mr. Schlauri works on the Lifecycle and Managed services business.
We’ll keep you posted on Jim’s next move, just as soon as he makes it.