Siemens UK boss awarded CBE in 2019 New Year’s honours list

By Hull Daily Mail | Posted: 3 Jan 2019

Siemens UK chief executive Juergen Maier has been awarded with a CBE in the 2019 New Year’s honours list.

The German-born business leader, who holds dual British and Austrian citizenship, moved to the UK in 1974, and went on to study engineering in Nottingham.

He became CEO of Siemens’ UK operations in 2014, and has overseen the business through an exciting period in the country.

Mr Maier took to social media after being named on the honours list.

He said: “My thanks to the entire Siemens UK and Made Smarter UK teams for the work we do, to stay focused and responsible in creating jobs, investment, diversity and society value for the UK.

“Very proud of the work we do together. Thanks for all your very kind messages.”

Siemens UK also tweeted congratulations to its chief.

The business, which operates its wind turbine blade manufacturing facility in Hull and will build a train factory in Goole, said: “Delighted that our UK CEO Juergen Maier has been awarded CBE. Juergen is a proactive voice for UK manufacturing and has helped bring high-skilled jobs and investment to the UK.”

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