Managing Board Members

Managing Board

Roland Busch, Dr. rer. nat.

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG


(as of October 1, 2018)


Born on November 22, 1964 in Erlangen, Germany

LinkedIn: Roland Busch

Twitter: @BuschRo

Special responsibilities

Corporate Technology
Corporate Development
Building Technologies Division
Siemens Mobility GmbH
Middle East, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)



Studied physics at Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, and at the University of Grenoble, France
Dipl.-Phys., Dr. rer. nat.

Professional history

Siemens AG, Erlangen, Germany, Corporate Research and Development Department
- Project head

Siemens AG, Automotive Systems Group, Regensburg, Germany, Strategic Planning
- Expert in fuel cell technology
- From 1997, additionally: Assistant to the Group Executive Management

Siemens AG, Process and Information Management
- Head of Central Quality and Internal Consulting

Integration of VDO into Siemens VDO Automotive AG
- Head of Strategy and Consulting

Siemens AG, Head of Infotainment Solutions Division

Siemens VDO Automotive Asia Pacific Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China
- President and CEO

Siemens AG, Transportation Systems Group, Erlangen, Germany
- Head of Mass Transit Division

Siemens AG, Corporate Development Department, Munich, Germany
- Head of Corporate Strategies

Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG
- Chief Technology Officer since December 2016
- Chief Operating Officer since October 2018


Memberships in supervisory boards whose establishment is required by law or in comparable domestic of foreign controlling bodies of business enterprises (external positions)

- Atos SE, France
- European School of Management Technology GmbH, Berlin
- Osram GmbH, Munich (Deputy Chairman)
- Osram Licht AG, Munich (Deputy Chairman)

Memberships in other boards or committees

- Member of the management board of the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI)
- Member of the management board of „Plattform Industrie 4.0“
- Chair of the North Africa Middle East Initiative of German Business (NMI)

Company group positions are listed in the annual report and will be updated on a yearly basis.