Lynette Jackson (49) has been appointed as the new head of global communications at Siemens. She will report to Roland Busch, President and CEO of Siemens AG, effective October 1. Jackson takes over from Judith Wiese, member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG responsible for HR, Sustainability and Global Business Services, who has been acting as interim head of communications since April.
'We are very pleased to announce Lynette Jackson as our new head of global communications. With her broad international experience both in corporate and business communications, we found the right leader at the right time. With her collaborative leadership style and strong track record in transformation, she and her team will bolster the positioning of Siemens as a leading technology company and brand', said Roland Busch, President and CEO of Siemens AG.
'I relish the opportunity to lead the communications function of such a great company. Our technology makes a positive impact on how people live, work and move; being part of telling this story and ensuring that a strong communications strategy supports business growth and cultural transformation will be a privilege,' said Lynette Jackson.
Lynette Jackson is currently head of global communications for Siemens Smart Infrastructure, having joined the company in November 2018. Before then, she was head of corporate communications at Delphi Technologies, having previously led the global communications of ABB's electrification products business. She has extensive international experience for industrial and technology companies in the U.S and Europe. Lynette Jackson hails from Surrey, England and holds a degree in French from the University of Birmingham. A successor to her role at Smart Infrastructure will be announced in due time.
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Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, the company creates technology with purpose adding real value for customers. By combining the real and the digital worlds, Siemens empowers its customers to transform their industries and markets, to transform the everyday for billions of people. Siemens also owns a majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, a globally leading medical technology provider shaping the future of healthcare. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power. In fiscal 2020, which ended on September 30, 2020, the Siemens Group generated revenue of EUR55.3 billion and net income of EUR4.2 billion. As of September 30, 2020, the company had around 293,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.
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