President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens AG
Mr. Peter Löscher serves as Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of the Management Board at Siemens Medical Solutions AG. Mr. Löscher has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Siemens AG since July 1, 2007. Before coming to Siemens, Mr. Löscher was the President of Global Human Health at Merck & Co., Inc. Between 2004-2006 Mr. Löscher worked at General Electric Company, where he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences, GE Healthcare, UK, as well as a member of the executive board. Between 2002-2004 Mr. Löscher worked at Amersham plc, UK, where he was the President of Amersham Health, Chief Operating Officer, and a member of the board of directors. Before moving to Amersham plc, UK, Mr. Löscher was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Aventis Pharma Ltd., Japan, from 2000 – 2002. Between 1988 – 2000, Mr. Löscher held various management positions in Spain, the USA, Germany, the UK, and Japan at Hoechst Group, and between 1985 – 1988 Mr. Löscher was a Senior Management Consultant at Kienbaum und Partner.
Mr. Löscher is the Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Committee of German Business (APA); the Vice-Chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT); Co-Chairman of the EU-Russia Industrialists’ Round Table (IRT); and a member of the supervisory board of Munich Re AG.
Mr. Löscher was born in 1957 in Villach, Austria. He studied economics at Vienna University of Economics and Business and at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mr. Löscher received his MBA at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and graduated from the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He holds an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Michigan State University; a Grand Decoration of Honor in Gold for Services to the Republic of Austria; and an Honorary Professorship at Tongji Univeristy, China.