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Siemens' Wardzel Appointed to Profibus Trade Organization Board

September 262005
Siemens' Wardzel Appointed to Profibus Trade Organization Board
ATLANTA (September 26, 2005) – Filomena Wardzel, Automation Solutions manager, Siemens Energy & Automation, has been appointed to the board of directors of the PROFIBUS Trade Organization (PTO).

Wardzel joined Siemens Energy & Automation in 2000 and oversees the company’s go-to-market strategies for its Automation Solutions Business. She holds a bachelor of science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and an MBA from the State University of New York at Albany.

“Siemens participation on the PTO demonstrates our commitment to advancing this standardized, open network,” Wardzel said. “We will continue to look for new and innovative ways to bring this technology to our manufacturing and process control customers worldwide.”

Wardzel’s appointment continues Siemens presence on the PTO board that was previously filled by Tom Kopanski, vice president of Siemens Automation and Motion Division.

“The PTO board is sad to see Tom depart, but we are elated that Filomena will fill that spot,” said Mike Bryant, executive director of the PTO. “She has been actively involved in the PTO for the past three years and brings a wealth of experience to the position.”

Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. is one of Siemens’ operating companies in the U.S. Headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Ga., Siemens Energy & Automation manufactures and markets one of the world’s broadest ranges of electrical and electronic products, systems and services to industrial and construction market customers. Its technologies range from circuit protection and energy management systems to process control, industrial software and totally integrated automation solutions. The company also has expertise in systems integration, technical services and turnkey industrial systems. For more information: www.sea.siemens.com.

Siemens AG (NYSE:SI) is one of the largest global electronics and engineering companies with reported worldwide sales of $91.5 billion in fiscal 2004. Founded more than 150 years ago, the company is a leader in the areas of Medical, Power, Automation and Control, Transportation, Information and Communications, Lighting, Building Technologies, Water Technologies and Services and Home Appliances. With its U.S. corporate headquarters in New York City, Siemens in the USA has sales of $16.6 billion and employs 70,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Eleven of Siemens' worldwide businesses are based in the United States. With its global headquarters in Munich, Siemens AG and its subsidiaries employ 430,000 people in 192 countries. For more information on Siemens in the United States visit www.usa.siemens.com.

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