Herbert Klausner is the Chief Executive Officer of Siemens’ operations in Kuwait since October 1, 2016. Klausner joined the regional management team from the Power and Gas Division at Siemens AG in Germany, where he headed Large Gas Turbine Berlin Operations. His career at Siemens spans 34 years, including positions in Kuwait, Indonesia, Austria and Germany. Klausner started his career with Siemens in 1979 in Austria. Since then, he has worked across different teams and countries. His current post marks a return after eight years to Kuwait, where he held the position of Group Manager for Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Automation & Drives, Industry Solutions, and Siemens Building Technologies. As Kuwait’s strategy focuses on strengthening the economy and supporting social and human development, Klausner is channeling his experience toward supporting these goals through the company’s offerings across electrification, automation and digitalization. He continues to build on Siemens’ strong presence in Kuwait dating back to 1959. Klausner has an engineer degree from the TGM in Vienna, Austria. He enjoys spending time with his family, like’s mountain biking & reading in his free time.