Chief Executive, Siemens plc
Juergen Maier was appointed Chief Executive on 1 July 2014. He has been a member of the Siemens UK Executive Board since 2008, and held senior roles within Siemens in the UK and Germany including Managing Director of Industrial activities for the UK and Manufacturing Director of the award-winning Drives factory in Congleton.
Juergen joined Siemens in 1986 with a BSc in production engineering from Nottingham Trent University, on a Siemens-sponsored graduate programme. He was made an honorary professor of Engineering at the University of Manchester in March 2014.
Juergen is a passionate advocate of the UK rebalancing its economy and supports many UK-wide initiatives championing manufacturing, improved infrastructure and engineering skills. Juergen was appointed as a non-Executive Board member of the Government department BIS in 2014, is Chairman of the North West Business Leadership team and a board member of Greater Manchester LEP.
Born 1964 in Germany with Austrian nationality, he came to the UK in 1974.
Juergen was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List in December 2018 for services UK/German relations.