President and CEO, Siemens Corporation
Eric Spiegel is the President and CEO of Siemens Corporation and is responsible for growing the U.S. business in the company’s largest market. With $22 billion in sales, $5 billion in exports and over 60,000 employees in the U.S., Siemens provides solutions for more affordable and efficient healthcare, the growing demands of cities and the nation’s infrastructure needs, cleaner sources of energy production, and industrial productivity. Siemens has over 130 manufacturing sites across the U.S. and is represented in all 50 states. Mr. Spiegel, 54, joined Siemens in January 2010.
Mr. Spiegel brings to Siemens twenty-five years of global consulting experience with complex organizations in the energy, power, chemical, water, industrial and automotive fields. Prior to joining Siemens, Mr. Spiegel was at Booz Allen Hamilton from 1986-2008. From 2008-2010, Mr. Spiegel was a senior partner and served as the Managing Partner of Booz & Company’s Global Energy, Chemicals and Power consulting practice and led the firm’s Washington D.C. office.
From 1999-2003, he served as the Managing Director of Booz Allen Hamilton International while living in Tokyo. This role included managing the firm’s business in Asia, South America and the Middle East. He was an original member of the Board of Directors for Booz & Company and was previously a member of the Board of Directors for Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Spiegel worked at Brown Boveri (now ABB) and Temple, Barker & Sloane, Inc. (now Oliver Wyman).
An expert on the global energy industry, Mr. Spiegel co-authored the 2009 book Energy Shift: Game-changing Options for Fueling the Future, which has been translated into Arabic, Spanish, Korean and Japanese.
Mr. Spiegel holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College where he was an Edward Tuck Scholar and received his A.B. with Honors in Economics from Harvard University. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. and The Board of Overseers at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. He is also the Vice Chair of the Education and Workforce Committee at the Business Roundtable and is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.