Reiner Schönrock (51) has assumed the newly created position of head of external and internal communication in the Siemens Industry Automation Division headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany.

Mr Schönrock spent the last two years building up internal communication in the Siemens Corporate Technology Department. For several years prior to that he was responsible at Infineon Technologies AG for global communication regarding innovation and products.

Winfried Wittmann (45) is in charge of external and internal communication for the Drive Technologies Division, likewise with its HQ in Nuremberg.