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Mar 21, 2018
As Lebanon focuses on strengthening its electricity network, Siemens has gathered together leaders from the country’s energy sector to discuss technology for more robust and reliable power generation, transmission and distribution.
Mar 20, 2018
Cyber security breaches in the Middle East are widespread and frequently undetected, with 30 percent of the region’s attacks targeting operational technology (OT), finds a new study by Siemens and Ponemon Institute. The study, which examines the region’s oil and gas sector, reveals that while firms have begun to invest in protecting their assets from cyber threats, more needs to be done to increase awareness and the deployment rate of technology if they are to secure their operating environments.
Mar 14, 2018
Highlighting its commitment to supporting Pakistan in meeting its growing power needs, Siemens has announced the signing of a long-term service agreement with Punjab Thermal Power (Private) Limited to provide comprehensive maintenance, parts and repair services for Punjab Power Plant Jhang for the next 12 years. The agreement includes Siemens’ Power Diagnostics, part of the company’s “Digital Services for Energy” portfolio of data-driven solutions.
Feb 20, 2018
Today, Siemens announced its largest ever software grant in Egypt. The USD$120 million industrial digitalization software grant will be used to support training, education and higher degrees of research in Cairo, Ain Shams and Alexandria, the largest among the Egyptian universities.
Feb 14, 2018
From energy supply and industry to financing and training, Siemens outlined its roadmap and commitment to supporting the development of Iraq. A roadmap document handed to Prime Minister of Iraq Haider Al-Abadi by President and CEO Joe Kaeser identifies the country’s short, mid and long-term development needs.
Feb 13, 2018
Further expanding its knowledge-sharing commitment to the State of Kuwait, Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and Sabah Al Ahmad Centre for Giftedness and Creativity (SACGC). The agreement establishes a strategic partnership between KFAS, SACGC and Siemens in different fields, designed to contribute to the digital transformation of Kuwait and to develop a highly-skilled local workforce. Siemens will cooperate with KFAS and SACGC in R&D and innovation, digital technologies as well as training and development of the local workforce. The move also highlights Siemens’ role as a technology partner for Kuwait, supporting the State’s Vision 2035.
Jan 31, 2018
Siemens has appointed Michael Büker (51) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company’s Middle East region, effective February 1, 2018. In his new role, Büker will be responsible for managing the company’s financial operations across the region, driving profitability and supporting key growth areas.
Jan 23, 2018
Siemens has appointed Markus Strohmeier (47) as Senior Executive Vice President of the company’s Building Technologies division in the Middle East, effective January 1, 2018. Based in Dubai, UAE, Strohmeier will be instrumental in supporting customers in the region to build increasingly digitalized infrastructure for smarter, safer and more energy efficient buildings.
Jan 21, 2018
As Intersec 2018 (January 21-23) gets underway in Dubai, Siemens is demonstrating how buildings can be designed, operated and controlled digitally to boost safety, security, comfort and energy efficiency. Buildings account for some 40 percent of global energy usage, and with people spending around 90 percent of their lives in buildings Siemens brings to the market a full range of total building solutions, digital tools and data analytics for intelligent infrastructure.
Jan 09, 2018
At the 11th edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), Siemens will demonstrate how its portfolio can support Middle East countries’ digital transformation to achieve sustainability across various areas, including power generation, mobility and building infrastructure. At the company’s booth, visitors will find examples of how digitalization supports efficient building and sustainable water management.