BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens (NYSE: SI) announced today that it has appointed Matthias Rebellius to lead the company's Building Technologies (BT) Division of the Infrastructure & Cities Sector in the United States, effective June 1, 2012. As president, Rebellius will be responsible for the financial, operational and competitive success of Siemens' U.S.-based building automation, fire safety, security and energy efficiency systems and solutions provider. Rebellius will succeed Andreas Schierenbeck who has chosen to leave the company to pursue other opportunities.
Having held executive and leadership positions at major global BT business units and at other Siemens companies, Rebellius brings to his new post 24 years of progressive experience guiding Siemens to market success. Most recently, he served as global CEO for the Fire Safety and Security business unit in Zug, Switzerland. Prior to joining BT in 2003, Rebellius was head of marketing and product management for the Industry Sector's Simatic Human Machine Interface product line.
"Matthias brings a tremendous amount of engineering, product and technology knowledge as well as business management expertise to the Building Technologies Division. We're confident that through his leadership the division will continue to expand its innovative total building solutions to make buildings safer, more comfortable, more economical and more efficient while also excelling in all aspects of customer service," said Daryl Dulaney, CEO of Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector, USA.
Rebellius earned an electrical engineering degree from the University of Applied Science in Trier, Germany. Matthias will be relocating to Buffalo Grove, Ill. with his wife and two children.
Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector, with approximately 87,000 employees worldwide, offers sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas and their infrastructures. Its offerings include integrated mobility solutions, building and security technology, power distribution, smart grid applications, and low- and medium-voltage products. The sector comprises the Rail Systems, Mobility and Logistics, Low and Medium Voltage, Smart Grid and Building Technologies Divisions and Osram Sylvania. For more information, visit www.usa.siemens.com/infrastructure-cities
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world leader in the market for safe and energy-efficient buildings ("green buildings") and infrastructures. As a service provider, system integrator and product vendor, Building Technologies has offerings for building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), fire protection and security. For more information, visit http://www.usa.siemens.com/buildingtechnologies