Siemens Appoints new Head of Sustainability

On 1st of October Eva Riesenhuber will replace Jenny Bofinger, who will join the newly formed International Sustainability Standards Board.

  • September 7, 2022
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  • Eva Riesenhuber, newly appointed Siemens head of Sustainability. source: Siemens.
    Eva Riesenhuber, newly appointed Siemens head of Sustainability. source: Siemens.

Siemens AG today announced new leadership appointments in its Sustainability and Investor Relations departments, effective October 1. Eva Riesenhuber (49), currently head of Investor Relations, will assume the role of global head of Sustainability and Eva Scherer (38), currently Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Rail Infrastructure and Software Business Units at Siemens Mobility will follow her as head of Investor Relations. 
Jenny Bofinger (41), currently head of Sustainability for Siemens AG, will join the board of the newly formed International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) on December 1. The ISSB is an independent body to ensure increased transparency and comparability of environmental, societal and governance (ESG) reporting.

Judith Wiese, Chief People and Sustainability Officer, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and Labor Director, said: “It has never been more urgent for us to support customers with their accelerated sustainability goals across industry, buildings, energy grids and mobility to mitigate climate change, manage rising energy costs and transition to a circular economy.”

“Eva Riesenhuber is a great leader to play a key role to further develop this strategically important business for us, working together with the leaders in our businesses to develop solutions and new business models supporting net zero and resource efficiency ambitions. At the same time, Eva will ensure we continuously develop, strengthen and deliver upon the other key elements of Siemens’ sustainability approach, in support of our DEGREE framework,” Wiese added.