Karim Amin appointed new Executive Board Member of Siemens Energy succeeding Jochen Eickholt

February 9, 2022

The Siemens Energy Supervisory Board appointed Karim Amin as Member of the Executive Board, effective March 1, 2022. Karim Amin (44) is succeeding Jochen Eickholt (60) who will leave Siemens Energy to serve as the new CEO at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, in which Siemens Energy holds a majority stake of 67%. Karim Amin currently is Executive Vice President for the Siemens Energy Generation division. As member of the executive board, he will be responsible for the Generation and Industrial Applications divisions and continue to lead the Generation business.

Karim served in various management positions and had experience in service operations, sales, product management and lately was responsible for the biggest division within Siemens Energy (26.000 employees). He graduated from Cairo University as an Electrical Engineer and holds an MBA from Warwick Business School in the UK. Karim has been leading the performance improvement for the Generation Division since the establishment of Siemens Energy.

“Karim is an excellent leader. His passion for customers, people and competitive edge is outstanding. I’ve known him for over a decade and value his experience and dedication for our industry and his relentless efforts to drive innovation and decarbonization at all levels of the value chain,“ said Joe Kaeser, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens Energy.


Felix Sparkuhle

Siemens Energy 


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Siemens Energy is one of the world’s leading energy technology companies. The company works with its customers and partners on energy systems for the future, thus supporting the transition to a more sustainable world. With its portfolio of products, solutions and services, Siemens Energy covers almost the entire energy value chain – from power generation and transmission to storage. The portfolio includes conventional and renewable energy technology, such as gas and steam turbines, hybrid power plants operated with hydrogen, and power generators and transformers. More than 50 percent of the portfolio has already been decarbonized. A majority stake in the listed company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) makes Siemens Energy a global market leader for renewable energies. An estimated one-sixth of the electricity generated worldwide is based on technologies from Siemens Energy. Siemens Energy employs around 91,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries and generated revenue of €28.5 billion in fiscal year 2021.