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New CEO for Siemens ASEAN

Released at: 16:46, 08/11/2019

New CEO for Siemens ASEAN

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Dr. Thai Lai Pham appointed to position, effective from November 1.

by Doanh Doanh

Siemens has appointed Dr. Thai Lai Pham as the new CEO of Siemens ASEAN and Singapore, effective from November 1.

Dr. Lai will concurrently be the Country CEO of Siemens Vietnam, a position he has held since 2012. He succeeds Dr. Armin Bruck, who will retire from Siemens after an illustrious 32-year career with the company.

Dr. Lai started his career in Siemens in 1997 in the company’s Corporate Research unit in Princeton, US. He then took on various corporate strategy, product development, sales, and management roles in the now-defunct mobile phones division, as well as the Healthcare, Energy and Building Technologies divisions, in the US, Europe and Asia.

As Country CEO of Siemens Vietnam, Dr. Lai has grown the business and led Siemens to become a key infrastructure partner of the country. Siemens has most recently helped VinFast, Vietnam’s first volume car manufacturer, build Southeast Asia’s first fully-digital factory and equipped the Trung Nam Solar Park, Vietnam’s largest solar farm, with an electrical Balance of Plant solution.

In his new role as Siemens ASEAN’s CEO,  Dr. Lai will help sharpen the company’s industrial core of Digital Industries, Smart Infrastructure, and Mobility businesses in the region.

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years.

The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive, and software solutions for industry.

With its publicly-listed subsidiary Siemens Healthineers AG, the company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment, such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems, and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. As at the end of September 2018, the company had around 379,000 employees worldwide.

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