OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Siemens Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Faisal Kazi as President & CEO of Siemens Canada Limited, effective September 1, 2017. Mr. Kazi replaces former President & CEO and current Chair of Siemens Canada Robert Hardt, who departed the company in June 2017 to take on the role of Catalyst Partner at next47, Siemens' separate unit for start-ups established in 2016.
As President and CEO, Mr. Kazi will be responsible for leading the overall strategic direction of the company.
Mr. Kazi joined Siemens in 1991 and has worked in various areas of the business in the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States. Prior to his appointment as President & CEO, he was Senior Vice President responsible for the Energy Management division in Canada and acted as the regional and sales head of the Transformers business in North and South America. In this role Mr. Kazi led major energy projects in Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick.
Mr. Kazi is a passionate champion of Siemens Canada's corporate social responsibility programs, including the annual fundraising campaign for Cystic Fibrosis Canada.
About Siemens Canada
Siemens Canada is a leading technology partner that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability for more than 100 years. Siemens' expertise in the fields of electrification, automation and digitalization helps make real what matters to Canada, delivering solutions for sustainable energy, intelligent infrastructure, healthcare and the future of manufacturing. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a foremost supplier of power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment and laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. The company has approximately 5,000 employees, 44 offices and 15 production facilities from coast-to-coast. Sales for Siemens Canada in fiscal 2016 (ended September 30), were $3.1 billion CAD. Further information is available at http://www.siemens.ca
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