WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens today announced that Rose Marie Glazer has been appointed as General Counsel for Siemens in the Americas. In addition, she will serve as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Siemens Corporation in the U.S.
"We are extremely fortunate and pleased to have Rose Marie join us as General Counsel," said Eric Spiegel, President and CEO of Siemens Corporation and CEO of the U.S. Region. "The combination of Rose Marie's extensive legal expertise, knowledge of the company and experience working across regions makes her an exceptional addition to our team as we work within our business to build collaboration across North America."
Glazer joined Siemens in 2004 and served most recently as General Counsel for Siemens PLM Software based in Plano, Texas, responsible for the global legal affairs of the company as well as oversight of all corporate governance matters. Glazer also held the position of General Counsel for Siemens Mesoamerica, overseeing the legal department for the company in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Prior to her role as General Counsel, she was the associate general counsel and compliance officer at Siemens PLM.
"It is an honor to be appointed the first female General Counsel of Siemens for the U.S.," said Glazer. "I look forward to guiding a talented team that serves such a diverse portfolio throughout the Americas."
Prior to Siemens, Glazer was Vice President and General Counsel at Telvista, Inc., an international contact center company in Dallas, Texas. Glazer previously held in-house counsel positions at Allied Riser Communications and American Airlines and was an attorney with the Jones Day law firm in Dallas.
She earned her J.D., bachelor's degree in Business Administration and bachelor's degree in Spanish from Southern Methodist University and has been recognized for her work within the industry as a champion for diversity, including being named one of the most important Hispanics in Technology for 2011 by Hispanic Engineer & Information Technology magazine and as the recipient of the 2011 Dallas Hispanic Bar Association Corporate Counsel Diversity Award. She is a member of the Texas Bar Association and the American Corporate Counsel Association.
Glazer will be based in the Siemens U.S. headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the industry, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and cities sectors. For more than 160 years, Siemens has built a reputation for leading-edge innovation and the quality of its products, services and solutions. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of around $20 billion and employs approximately 60,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. For more information on Siemens in the United States, visit www.usa.siemens.com.
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