Christian Oecking appointed Managing Director and Chairman of the Management Board of Siemens IT Solutions and Services GmbH (SIS)
Christian Oecking (48) is now Managing Director and Chairman of the Management Board of SIS / Martin Bentler (49), Rainer Koppitz (42) and Thomas Zimmermann (42) continue as members of the Management Board of the IT service provider
Christian Oecking joined Siemens in 1998 as the head of the Outsourcing Department Germany of the former Siemens Business Services Group. Since 2001 he has been responsible for the global outsourcing business, first for Siemens Business Services and then for its successor, SIS. After studying mechanical engineering, he began his career in 1985 as a business consultant and software developer at Drigus GmbH and moved in 1993 to EDS Electronic Data Systems Deutschland GmbH.
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy and healthcare sectors. For over 160 years, Siemens has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. The company is the world's largest provider of environmental technologies, generating some €28 billion - more than one-third of its total revenue - from green products and solutions. In fiscal 2010, which ended on September 30, 2010, revenue totaled €76 billion and net income €4.1 billion. At the end of September 2010, Siemens had around 405,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at: www.siemens.com.