Joe Kaeser is President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG. He 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. Joe Kaeser began his career at Siemens in 1980 in the field of components and semiconductors. In 1999, he joined the Corporate Finance depart- ment. 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 ap- pointment as CEO in August 2013, he was the company’s Chief Financial Officer for seven years.