Prakash Chandran is the new CEO of Siemens Indonesia

25.04.18 Aktuelles, Mitgliederneuigkeiten

Siemens has appointed 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 equipments from Siemens support diagnosis for clinical & research services.