Siemens, Buffalo Grove, Ill., appointed Matthias Rebellius to lead the company’s Building Technologies (BT) Division of the Infrastructure & Cities Sector in the United States, effective June 1, 2012. As president, Rebellius will be responsible for the financial, operational and competitive success of Siemens’ U.S.-based building automation, fire safety, security and energy efficiency systems and solutions provider. Rebellius will succeed Andreas Schierenbeck who has chosen to leave the company to pursue other opportunities.
Having held executive and leadership positions at major global BT business units and at other Siemens companies, Rebellius brings to his new post 24 years of progressive experience guiding Siemens to market success, the company stated. Most recently, he served as global chief executive officer for the Fire Safety and Security business unit in Zug, Switzerland. Prior to joining BT in 2003, Rebellius was head of marketing and product management for the Industry Sector’s Simatic Human Machine Interface product line.
“Matthias brings a tremendous amount of engineering, product and technology knowledge as well as business management expertise to the Building Technologies Division. We’re confident that through his leadership the division will continue to expand its innovative total building solutions to make buildings safer, more comfortable, more economical and more efficient while also excelling in all aspects of customer service,” said Daryl Dulaney, CEO of Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector, USA.