Peter Laier appointed member of the managing board at Osram
Responsibility for general illumination and Chief Technology Officer
Born in Fulda in 1968, Laier studied mechanical engineering with a concentration on design and production technology. In 1996, he started his professional career at the Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart. Over the past 12 years, Laier has successfully worked in multiple development and management functions at Continental AG in Hannover. This included electronics, sensors up to different brake systems. During this time, he worked for four years in Asia, where he was based in Japan. Laier has been a member of Chassis & Safety division's Management Board since 2008. From 2008 to 2011, he was in charge of the Chassis Components division. He has been head of the Hydraulic Brake Systems division since August 2011, where he was responsible for more than 12,000 employees and several billion euros in sales. "I'm delighted to welcome a colleague to the board who is an expert in technology, production and management. His experience in key markets in Asia, which are also important for Osram, will be of great benefit," said Osram CEO Wolfgang Dehen.
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OSRAM AG (Munich, Germany) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens AG and one of the two leading light manufacturers in the world. In fiscal year 2011 (ended September 30, 2011), it generated revenue of about 5 billion Euros. OSRAM is a high-tech company in the lighting sector and more than 70 percent of its revenue comes from energy efficient products. The company, which is very much internationally oriented, has around 41,000 employees worldwide, supplying customers in 150 countries from its 44 production sites in 16 countries (as of September 30, 2011). Additional information can be found in the internet at www.osram.com