Effective Oct. 1, Lukas Loeffler, Ph.D., will head Siemens Water Technologies, headquartered in Warrendale, Pa. As the CEO of the Siemens Industry Solutions (IS) Business Unit, he is taking over the helm from Chuck Gordon, who is leaving the company at his own request. Loeffler has been a member of Siemens management since 2005 as the head of the Business Unit Infrastructure Logistics, based in Arlington, Texas, and part of the Mobility Division. Prior to that, for six years he was responsible for the global research and development activities of the Currency Automation and Services Division of Giesecke & Devrient GmbH. The graduate in electrical engineering started his career at Robert Bosch GmbH and Daimler-Benz AG.