Siemens appoints Ozdemir as CEO of Smart Infrastructure
DUBAI, November 27, 2023
Siemens has named Hakan Ozdemir the Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Smart Infrastructure in the Middle East. He succeeds Franco Atassi, who held the position since 2019.
Ozdemir joined Siemens in 2014 as the director of strategy and business development in Turkey, after working for other prominent companies in the US, Germany and Turkey. He is a seasoned management professional with broad experience in industry, infrastructure, healthcare and technology.
Born in Munich, Ozdemir earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Boğaziçi University in Turkey, and a bachelor’s degree and Master of Business Administration from the University of West Georgia in the US In addition to his new role, Ozdemir is the CEO of Siemens in Qatar, a position he’s held since October 2022.
“Hakan's extensive experience, coupled with his deep understanding of our operations, makes him an ideal leader to help our customers in the Middle East deploy technology that drives sustainable development, and create environments that care,” said Helmut von Struve, CEO of Siemens in the Middle East.
“Siemens Smart Infrastructure is fundamental to developing communities that are sustainable and resilient,” Ozdemir said. “I'm looking forward to working with our customers and partners to deliver smart infrastructure solutions, aiming to make a lasting positive impact on communities and the planet.”--TradeArabia News Service