Siemens proposes Ernst & Young as future auditor
In January 2009, the Annual Shareholders' Meeting will vote on the Supervisory Board's proposal. The shareholders will elect the independent auditor for the company's financial statements for fiscal 2009, and for reviewing the financial statements for the first half of the fiscal year.
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. The company has around 430,000 employees (in continuing operations) working to develop and manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of solutions for individual requirements. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. In fiscal 2008, Siemens had revenue of ¤77.3 billion and income from continuing operations of ¤5.9 billion (IFRS). Further information is available on the Internet at: www.siemens.com.