Siemens Indonesia names Prakash Chandran as new chief executive officer

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Siemens has appointed Mr. Prakash Chandran as President Director and CEO of PT Siemens Indonesia, effective October 1, 2017. He took over from Josef Winter who retired after more than thirty years of service with Siemens.

Born in Kerala, India in 1963, Prakash graduated in Electrical Engineering with First Class Distinction from the University of Kerala in 1985. Prakash brings over 20 years of experience with Siemens to his new role in Indonesia. He joined Siemens Malaysia in 1996 and became President and CEO in 2009. With over three decades of experience in Power, Infrastructure Development and Oil and Gas, Prakash was instrumental in Siemens Malaysia’s nation-building partnership projects. In Indonesia, Prakash will focus on strengthening key growth areas and contributing to local value creation. He believes that customer focus is the key to business success and hopes to further reinforce Siemens as one of the leading suppliers and technology partners for infrastructure development in Indonesia.


Siemens has been present in Indonesia for 162 years and currently employs around 1,600 people. The three Siemens manufacturing facilities have been providing value add to Indonesia and exporting their products to many countries in the world. As one of the leading and reliable technology partners for infrastructure development in Indonesia, Siemens offers a wide range of technology solutions in the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. Siemens helps to generate more than 11 percent electrical power in Indonesia. The Siemens automation systems help factories simplify complex production processes. The main rail stations in Java have been equipped with relay interlocking & electrical outdoor components from Siemens to increase safety of commuters and operations. State-of-the-art medical equipment’s from Siemens support diagnosis for clinical & research services.


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Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive and software solutions for industry. The company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In fiscal 2017, which ended on September 30, 2017, Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.2 billion. At the end of September 2017, the company had around 372,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at

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