Siemens UK Management

Executive Managing Board

Sharon Kahanov

General Counsel for Siemens plc


Sharon Kahanov is General Counsel for Siemens plc and a member of Siemens plc's managing board.

Sharon first joined Siemens HQ in Erlangen in 2009 as a senior counsel advising on mergers & acquisitions and equity investments in infrastructure projects worldwide. During 2010 she served as the interim General Counsel of the newly acquired Concentrated Solar Power business in Tel Aviv. From 2012 she spent four years in London with the newly established Siemens equity team there, focusing on major renewable energy investments. In 2016, she became the General Counsel for Siemens Israel Ltd., advising on all aspects of Israeli law to a broad range of stakeholders.

Sharon attained her LL.M. degree in Corporate Law from the New York University School of Law in 2004 and is a qualified attorney in Israel and New York. She worked in major law firms in Israel and Germany, gaining experience in corporate law and infrastructure projects, commercial contracts, compliance and corporate governance.