Joe Kaeser is President and CEO of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering. He is the 13th CEO in the company’s more than 171-year history. Joe Kaeser has nearly 40 years of experience at Siemens, where he has held a variety of leading management positions in finance and strategy in and outside Germany. Immediately prior to his appointment as CEO in August 2013, Joe Kaeser had served as Siemens’ CFO for 7 years. Joe Kaeser began his career at Siemens in 1980 in Germany, and also worked in Malaysia and the U.S. In 1999, he joined the Corporate Finance department. Two years later, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Information and Communication Mobile Group. From 2004 to 2006, he served as Siemens’ Chief Strategy Officer. Joe Kaeser is member of the supervisory boards of Daimler AG, Allianz Deutschland AG, and NXP Semiconductors N.V. He serves as Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA).