Dr. Roland Busch has been President and CEO of Siemens AG since February 2021. He joined the Managing Board of the company in 2011 and has additional responsibility as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens Mobility GmbH.
Roland Busch joined Siemens in 1994 as a project manager at the global Research Department. In 2002, he was appointed Head of the Infotainment Solutions Division of the automotive business. In 2005, he moved to Shanghai, where he served as President and CEO of Siemens VDO Automotive Asia Pacific. In 2007, Roland returned to Germany to head the Mass Transit Division of the Transportation Systems Group. In 2008, he was named Head of Corporate Strategies. In 2011, he became a Member of the Managing Board as CEO of the Infrastructure & Cities Sector. He held the position of CTO from December 2016 until September 2020 and was COO from October 2018 to September 2019. From October 2019 to January 2021 he held the position of Deputy CEO.
Roland Busch studied physics at Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany – where he also received his doctorate – and at the University of Grenoble in France. He holds management positions on several industry boards and committees, among them the “Plattform Industrie 4.0”. He was born in Erlangen, Germany, in 1964.
Siemens AG is a German multinational engineering and electronics conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich. It is Europe's largest engineering company and maker of medical diagnostics equipment and its medical health-care division, which generates about 12 percent of the company's total sales, is its second-most profitable unit behind the industrial automation division.
Siemens' principal activities are in the fields of industry, energy, transportation and healthcare. It is organized into four main divisions: Industry, Energy, Healthcare, and Infrastructure Cities. Siemens and its subsidiaries employ around 360,000 people across nearly 190 countries and reported global revenue of approximately €78.3 billion in 2012. The company has been the subject of a number of controversies in its history.