Auer, who was previously chief financial officer (CFO) of the business unit, succeeds Richard who is to take over other tasks in the industry solutions division.

By appointing Werner Auer, who has worked in the business for 25 years, we are ensuring continuity in our future activities,” said Jens Michael Wegmann, CEO of the industry solutions division.
Werner Auer has been CFO of Siemens Metals Technologies since October 1, 2006.