Joe Kaeser has over 30 years of experience at Siemens, where he has held a variety of top management positions in finance and strategy both inside and outside Germany. Mr. Kaeser began his career at Siemens in 1980 in the field of components and semiconductors. In 1999, he joined the Corporate Finance department. In 2001, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Information and Communication Mobile Group. From 2004 to 2006, he served as Siemens’ Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in August 2013, he was the company’s Chief Financial Officer for seven years.