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Siemens has appointed a new chief executive officer, Kay Zwingenberger, for the company's operations in the UAE
Kay Zwingenberger first joined the electronics and electrical engineering company in 1992 and gained management experience for the company throughout Europe, spearheading the development of the Siemens healthcare sector in Ukraine and Russia.
He was subsequently appointed CEO for Central Asia with responsibility for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
In the UAE, home to Siemens' Middle East headquarters since 1999, Zwingenberger will continue to build on the company's global strategy of innovation, knowledge transfer and investment in emerging markets.
"The UAE is a thriving, rapidly-developing nation and Siemens is committed to strengthening further its engagement in realising the country's ongoing economic diversification, creating job opportunities for young Emiratis, and supporting the transfer of know-how and technology," Zwingenberger said.