Managing Board Members

Managing Board

Klaus Helmrich

Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO Digital Industries


(as of April 1, 2019)


Born on May 24, 1958, in Mitterteich, Germany

LinkedIn: KlausHelmrich

Twitter: @KlausHelmrich

Special responsibilities

CEO Digital Industries


Secondary school, baccalaureate
Studied electrical engineering
Dipl.-Ing. (university of applied sciences)

Professional history

Joined Siemens AG, Energy and Automation Group, Erlangen, Germany
- System Development Engineer

Semiconductor Group, Munich, Germany
- Design Engineer

Automation Group, Munich, Germany
- Technical Sales Order Processing

Automation Group, Nuremberg, Germany
- Head of Development Department

1997 - 2008
Automation and Drives Group, Nuremberg, Erlangen and Berlin, Germany, and Atlanta, GA, USA
- Various management positions
- Last position: Head of Standard Drives Subdivision

Industry Sector
- CEO Drive Technologies Division

April 2011
Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG     

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

- EOS Holding AG, Krailling
- inpro Innovationsgesellschaft für fortgeschrittene Produktionssysteme in der Fahrzeugindustrie mbH, Berlin

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