(51) will take over Siemens
Motion Control Systems Business Unit in Erlangen
at the 1st of October 2008.
will succeed the present head of the business unit, Dr.-Ing.
Uwe Frank joined Siemens AG after taking an electrical engineering degree at Erlangen University, and a master of science degree at Boulder University, Colorado, USA.
He passed through a number of positions in research and development, plant engineering, marketing and business management in the Automation Systems Group, and has worked at various Siemens locations, including Nuremberg, Madrid and Atlanta (USA).
has occupied management positions for Siemens
AG in Switzerland since the beginning of 2003.
For the last three years, he has been the head of the HVAC Products Business Unit there, which is part of the Siemens Building Technologies Division.
will take up his
new responsibilities in the Motion Control Systems Business Unit of the Siemens
Drive Technologies Division on the 1st October.
The Motion Control Systems Business Unit (MC) supplies automation systems and services for machine tools and production machines in the textile, plastics, wood, glass, ceramic, packaging and printing industries, and for sheet-metal forming.