2012-2013 Season

Why Global Companies Continue to Bet on America

 Peter  Löscher

Peter Löscher
President & CEO
Siemens AG

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In the last decade, Siemens has invested more than $25 billion in the U.S. in the areas of energy, healthcare, industry and infrastructure. Today the U.S. is not only by far its largest market, but also an extremely vital production location, one of the most important research centers and a key base for exports to the rest of the world. Siemens AG President and CEO Peter Löscher will discuss emerging opportunities in the energy sector, the manufacturing outlook and why the globally integrated technology giant is continuing to place its bets on America.
  • Meeting Date: Wednesday, February 06, 2013
  • Time: 11:30 a.m.
  • Location: The Westin Book Cadillac


 Andrew  Liveris

Andrew Liveris Chairman & CEO
The Dow Chemical Company


Speaker Biography

Peter Löscher   
* Secondary School (baccalaureate) * Studied economics at Vienna University of Economics and Business and at the Chinese University of Hong Kong * Vienna University of Economics and Business, MBA * Harvard Business School, AMP * Michigan State University, Honorary Doctorate of Engineering
Professional History
* Kienbaum und Partner - Senior Management Consultant
* Hoechst Group (merged with Rhone Poulenc Rohrer) - Various management positions in Spain, the U.S., Germany, the UK and Japan
* Aventis Pharma Ltd., Japan - Chairman, President and CEO
* Amersham plc, UK (acquired by General Electric) - President of Amersham Health and Member of the Board of Directors (UK) - Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board of Directors (UK)
* General Electric Company (GE) - President and CEO of GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences. GE Healthcare, UK - Member of the Executive Board
* Merck & Co., Inc. - President of Global Human Health
July 2007
* Siemens AG - President and Chief Executive Officer
* Member of the Supervisory Board of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Munich
* Chairman of APA, the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business
* Vice Chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT)
* Co-Chairman of the EU-Russia Industrialists’ Round Table (IRT)
* Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Siemens Stiftung
* Member of the Board of Trustees of the Ernst von Siemens Kunststiftung
* Member of the Board of Trustees of the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung
* Member of the Board of Trustees of the Glyndebourne Arts Trust