MANCHESTER, UK, Feb 15, 2022 – Siemens plc has announced that James Murnieks has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Siemens UK & Ireland, succeeding Angela Noon who leaves Siemens at her own request on 8th March 2022.
James has more than 20 years of experience in finance and has a passion for continuous improvement, people development and the value of finance and commercial teams as strategic partners within the business. He currently holds the role as the CFO of Region Europe for the Siemens Financial Services Commercial Finance business unit.
James began his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where he trained and worked as a financial auditor within the industry sector. He joined Siemens plc in 2004 in UK&I Internal Audit before moving to a finance role in Siemens IT Solutions. He has since held several leadership roles in Siemens Financial Services, including CFO roles in France, Germany, and the UK.
James holds an Engineering degree from the University of Manchester, is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales.
Carl Ennis, CEO Siemens plc said: “James brings valuable experience from a range of UK and international roles at Siemens Financial Services. He will further strengthen our leadership team and contribute to the company’s development.”
James takes up his new role as CFO, Siemens plc and Head of Finance for Siemens Smart Infrastructure in the United Kingdom and Ireland from 1 February 2022.
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare.
From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, the company creates technology with purpose adding real value for customers.
By combining the real and the digital worlds, Siemens empowers its customers to transform their industries and markets, helping them to transform the everyday for billions of people.
Siemens also owns a majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, a globally leading medical technology provider shaping the future of healthcare.
In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power.
In fiscal 2021, which ended on September 30, 2021, the Siemens Group generated revenue of €62.3 billion and net income of €6.7 billion.
As of September 30, 2021, the company had around 303,000 employees worldwide.
Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.com.