02 July 2009

Siemens PLM Software Appoints New Leader for India Operations

NEW DELHI, July 2, 2009 - Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, today announced that Suman Bose has been named vice president and managing director for its India Operations. In this role, Bose is responsible for increasing Siemens PLM Software’s market share and extending its leading position in India’s PLM field.

“India is a strategically important market for Siemens PLM Software in terms of our extensive market presence and growth opportunities,” said Hans Kurt Lubberstedt, senior vice president, Asia Pacific, Siemens PLM Software. “As we strive hard to further our leadership position, Suman is a great fit because he brings rich industry experience and knowledge of sales, services, business development and a strong understanding of strategy formulation and execution. We look forward to Suman’s planning and implementing new initiatives to address the immense potential that Indian market bears for us.”

“I am extremely excited to head a committed professional team, whose persistent efforts along with a strong portfolio of solutions, have established Siemens PLM software as a leader in this market,” said Bose. “India is emerging as a global hub for innovation, as is evident from increased R&D investments by Indian companies and captive R&D centers being established by most global majors. We are extremely excited at the opportunity that this presents us, as our solutions and services are aimed at helping companies transform their innovation process and turn more ideas into successful products and/or business opportunities.”

Bose earned a degree in Engineering from University of Roorkee and has a post-graduate degree in Business Management from XLRI (Xavier's Labour Relations Institute). He has many years of experience in the overall industry and specifically in the PLM domain across the Asia Pacific region.

About Siemens PLM Software

Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with nearly six million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with companies to deliver open solutions that help them turn more ideas into successful products. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.

About Siemens Industry Automation Division

The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services. With around 42,900 employees worldwide Siemens Industry Automation achieved in fiscal year 2008 total sales of EUR8.7 billion.

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