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Michael Peter to be sole CEO of Siemens Mobility as Sabrina Soussan moves on

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Siemens Mobility has announced that Michael Peter will be its sole chief executive officer with immediate effect as his co-CEO Sabrina Soussan leaves the company.

Until her contract ends on 31 December 2020, Sabrina will remain available to Siemens Mobility in an advisory capacity.

Roland Busch, Siemens AG.

Roland Busch, deputy CEO of parent company Siemens AG, said: “We deeply regret that Sabrina Soussan is leaving us. At the same time, we understand her decision. We thank Ms Soussan for her outstanding achievements at Siemens and wish her every success in her new role.

“With Michael Peter as CEO, Siemens Mobility has a recognized expert for transportation, automation and digitalization at its helm. Together with Sabrina Soussan, he has very successfully developed our mobility business and has further improved its performance. For customers and employees, he stands for continuity in the top management of this successful area of business.”

In addition to being responsible for rail automation and road-traffic management systems, Michael Peter heads the turnkey solutions and rail electrification businesses. He will now also head up the rolling stock business and customers services that had been Sabrina Soussan’s responsibility.

Peter earned a degree in electrical engineering at Technische Universität Braunschweig (Germany) and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain). For the past 25 years, he has served in various capacities at Siemens in countries including Germany, Spain, Thailand and the U.S.

Sabrina Soussan.

Sabrina Soussan worked at Siemens for more than 20 years in a variety of positions in Germany, France, Japan, the UK and Switzerland. As Head of the Mobility Division, she was also responsible for the Mainline Transport and Urban Transport Business Units – the businesses with high-speed trains, commuter and regional trains, locomotives, metro systems, and tram and light rail systems as well as service. She holds a university degree in mechanical and aeronautical engineering and an MBA from universities in Poitiers (France) and Dublin (Ireland).

“Time has come for me to open a new chapter in my life,” she said on her LinkedIn feed. “As of 2021, I am honoured and excited to join DormaKaba as CEO.

“At the same time, I am deeply grateful to the awesome team at Siemens Mobility for the journey. Time and again, you have risen to the challenge and achieved so much with your unique passion for mobility, your dedication to make real what matters and your team spirit!

“Best of luck to you Michael Peter, you were a great partner.

“Lastly, I am deeply indebted and thankful to our customers for their trust.”

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