Janina Kugel was the Chief Human Resources Officer and a member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG since February 2015. She has global responsibility for Human Resources, including the areas of Diversity, Learning and Education, Social Innovation, and Environmental Protection, Health Management and Safety (EHS). Prior to this she served as Chief Human Resources Officer of OSRAM. In this period she prepared the listing at the stock exchange as well as managing successfully a major re-structuring of the company.

Prior to taking on this role, she was responsible for Human Resources Strategy and Leadership Development at Siemens. She is an active supporter of various national and international diversity initiatives. Outside Siemens, Janina holds positions as a member of the Practice Council of Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany, and as a member of the University Council of the Technical University of Applied Sciences in Ingolstadt, Germany.

Before joining Siemens, Janina worked several years in Management Consulting at Accenture. During this period she worked for major companies throughout Europe and the United States of America, mainly focusing on process re-engineering, restructuring and organizational design.

Janina holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Mainz, Germany, and the University of Verona, Italy.

Topics Janina can cover:

  1. The Digital Transformation of HR: Cutting through the hype to deliver real business value.
  2. Leadership in the digital age, the importance of lifelong learning, and explains why diverse and agile teams are critical to success.

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