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Monday, April 22, 2019

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Arja Talakar (Photo: Siemens)

Talakar Named CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas

Arja Talakar has been appointed CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas, effective April 1, 2019. He will be based in Houston.Talakar brings to this position extensive leadership experience. Prior to taking this new role, he was responsible for Siemens Saudi Arabia. He began his career with Siemens in 1996 as a rotating equipment and automation systems engineer and has since held several roles of increasing responsibility across the globe."The energy industry is transforming amidst a digital and technological revolution, which moves us toward evermore complex, multi-modal and decentralized systems,"

Left to right: CEO Søren Kringelholt Nielsen and Chairman Søren Ø. Sørensen (Photo: ????Svanehøj Group)

New CEO at ​​​​Svanehøj Group

Svanehøj Group, a Danish designer and manufacturer of specialized deep well and in-line pumps for the marine and oil and gas industries.The new cheif executive comes to Svanehøj from Hydratech Industries, where he had been the CEO since 2012. His experience also includes several years at Siemens Wind Power in roles including director of the global blade business."With the appointment of Søren Kringelholt Nielsen, Svanehøj Group is getting a CEO with strong international experience and thorough knowledge of the complex solutions demanded by customers. This means that Sø

Tore Erntsen (Photo: Proserv)

Proserv Names Erntsen as CTO

innovation, and its application, providing leading edge solutions for global customers.Erntsen  holds an MSc in engineering and ICT, which he gained at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and he commenced his career in research and development (R&D) with German conglomerate Siemens. He has also worked for SICOM as a senior software developer and development manager.Speaking after his promotion, Erntsen said, “One of my key goals is to work with our team to see more innovative prototypes emerge in the commercial market as products that can really make a difference to

Mr. Arun Sharma  (Photo: CEMS)

CEMS Opening Visakhapatnam Labs

announcing the launch of its labs in Mumbai, Center of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding (CEMS), a startup in skill development for maritime and shipbuilding sector, has announced readiness of its labs in Visakhapatnam.CEMS is promoted by Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) in partnership with Siemens and support from Sagarmala, Ministry of Shipping. Its Visakhapatnam campus is located in the Indian Maritime University (IMU) premises.CEMS has planned 18 labs for its Visakhapatnam campus of which six labs are ready and will be operationalized shortly. The construction of 12 labs is underway at

New Hires Boost RCG US Team

States and renewable energy projects worldwide. The experienced personnel include AJ Negrelli, Emily Kuhn, and Craig Hutchinson.Negrelli is a respected project manager and engineer with practical experience delivering offshore wind construction projects, working for the major wind turbine supplier Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. Negrelli was deputy construction project manager of the recently completed 574 MW Race Bank project in the United Kingdom. Negrelli earned his BSc/BS in Civil Engineering at The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, and his MSc/MS in Engineering/Industrial Management

Siemens Says to Cut About 6,900 Jobs

Siemens plans to cut about 6,900 job in its turbines division, including related services and in large drives, the Munich-based industrial group said on Thursday. "The power generation industry is experiencing disruption of unprecedented scope and speed," Siemens management board member Lisa Davis said in a statement. "Today's action follows a nearly three-year effort to right-size the business for this changing marketplace," she added.  Reporting by Georgina Prodhan and Christoph Steitz

Simon Redfern (Photo: RCGP)

Redfern Joins RCG

wind farms. Redfern led on the technical aspects of some of the first project finance deals in the UK offshore wind sector. He was Project Director and Board Director on several developments, in construction and operating assets in partnership with other leading offshore wind players (DONG, EIG and Siemens Project Ventures) and was the chairman of a large UK offshore wind Joint Venture for several years taking a project financed project from the construction phase into full operation.   Prior to this Redfern was Project Director for Lynn & Inner Dowsing (£340 million CapEx) and Lincs

Siemens May Cut Jobs in Power Turbine Business Overhaul

Siemens may cut thousands of jobs as part of plans to overhaul its power turbine business, where growth in renewable energy is dampening demand for new coal and gas power stations, a person familiar with the matter said. "Various scenarios are being considered," the source said, adding that details of the changes at the Power & Gas division were still to be decided. German monthly Manager Magazin earlier cited company sources as saying that Siemens could shut or sell up to 11 of its 23 Power & Gas sites around the world, which could include plants in the eastern German cities

France Approves of Siemens/Alstom Tie-up if Jobs Spared

 France has nothing against a potential tie-up between German engineering group Siemens and Alstom if the deal does not bring job cuts, the French government's spokesman said on Friday. Earlier on Friday, Le Monde newspaper reported Siemens was in advanced talks to combine its rail activities with Alstom in a deal that could be announced on Sept. 26. "It is important that we can strengthen our industrial sectors ... in partnership with Germany," government spokesman Christophe Castaner told journalists in response to a question about the tie-up. "There is no concern on the

Jim Hagemann Snabe (Photo: A.P. Moller-Maersk)

A.P. Moller-Maersk Elects New Chairman to Steer Digital Transformation

.S. technology company IBM and Maersk are cooperating to create a digital way of managing and tracking shipping transactions using blockchain technology. But the most crucial task for the incoming chairman, who was recently also proposed as head of the supervisory board of German engineering group Siemens, is to deliver on the restructuring plan set out by new group Chief Executive Soren Skou in September. This included bulking up the group's transport and logistics operations while seeking alliances or a separate listing for its capital intensive energy division. Snabe replaces Michael Pram

Jan-Arie Sepers (Photo: Radio Holland)

Radio Holland Names Sepers Netherlands GM

and maintenance contracts to telecom operators. Subsequently, he worked in Athens and then Singapore, where he was Head of Sales for Asia between 2003 and 2006. After that he worked for both Vodafone and Nokia in Düsseldorf.  In 2009 he returned to The Netherlands, when Nokia merged with Siemens. Between 2009 and 2012, Sepers was Head of Sales for the whole of Europe and was part of the team that led the successful restructuring and transformation of Nokia, which ultimately saw it return to healthy profit levels. In 2015 Nokia acquired Alcatel-Lucent and Sepers was again tasked with the

André Bertram (Photo: Torqeedo)

Bertram Joins Torqeedo's Executive Board

of the Bavarian company on September 1, 2016.   Bertram has extensive technology company management experience and most recently served as CFO of global software developer IBS AG. He previously worked as CFO and in controls, risk management, internal audit and mergers and acquisitions for Siemens Group companies. He studied in Bamberg, Rotterdam, Gent and Aix-en-Provence, is a graduate in Business Administration and holds a Master of European Law & Economics degree

Tim Holt (Photo: Siemens)

Siemens Names Holt CEO of Power Generation Services

Siemens appointed Tim Holt as the new chief executive of its Power Generation Services division, succeeding Randy Zwirn, 62, who will retire on Oct. 1. Holt, 46, is currently CEO of the Power and Gas unit within Power Generation Services. His successor will be announced at a later date, Siemens said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Georgina Prodhan; Editing by Alexander Smith)

3sun Group renewables technician preparing to go offshore. Photo 3sun

3sun Group Launches Hull Base

in Hull which aims to provide up to 50 jobs locally. The expansion strengthens the Group’s strategy to become a leading supplier of installation, inspection and maintenance services for the offshore wind industry in the UK and Europe.   3sun Group will support local energy firms such as Siemens who have recently invested in the region as part of their commitments following a number of up and coming offshore wind contracts off the UK coast.   Commenting on the evolution of 3sun Group, CEO Graham Hacon, said: “Our premises in Hull allows us to continue to advance our strategic

Shunichi Miyanaga (Photo: MHI)

MHI Welcomrd New Employees

collaboration with other companies and acquisition of other businesses, a joint venture had been formed with Hitachi, Ltd.: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS), targeted at becoming a world leader in the field of thermal power generation systems. He also related how last year MHI joined forces with Siemens of Germany in the metals machinery business with the establishment of Primetals Technologies. That move, together with plans to integrate businesses in material handling equipment - especially forklift trucks – engines and turbochargers, is aimed at strengthening the competitiveness of the

Siemens to Cut Oil and Gas Jobs Amid Wider Hiring

German industrial group Siemens plans to cut about 2,500 jobs related to the oil and gas, metals and mining sectors - mostly in Germany - while pursuing a hiring drive to boost its digital industrial expertise, it said on Wednesday.   Siemens said it would realign its two business units Large Drives and Process Solutions, affecting about 2,000 jobs in Germany, mainly in Bavaria. It added that it would keep its current sites.   Worldwide, Siemens said it planned to hire at least 25,000 new employees in each of the coming years, thanks to its announced increase of more than 1 billion euros

Photo: Nordic Yards

Shipyard Takeover in Northern Germany

has generated employment for several thousand people.   Since Vitaly Yusufov took over the shipbuilding company with its long traditions in the year 2009, more than 1,400 jobs have been created at three locations. In that time three offshore converter platforms have been built and delivered to Siemens, while a fourth for the GE group is currently under construction. Further vessels which have been built include an Arctic tanker, an offshore maintenance vessel and two icebreaking rescue ships. With 500 new jobs in the last four years Nordic Yards has been one of the fastest organically growing

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