New CEO appointed at Siemens Ireland

4 Mar 2011

The board of Siemens in Ireland has appointed Paul Lynam as chief executive officer. Lynam, formerly the CFO, replaces Dr Werner Kruckow, who has returned to Siemens Germany.

Lynam will be responsible for the overall company strategy and market development for Siemens operations in Ireland.

He has been working with Siemens since 2005 in the capacity of commercial manager, energy and transportation, and as CFO since 2008. Having studied at DCU and UCD, and began his career in 1990 with the Smurfit Group, where he worked until joining Siemens 15 years later.

The company has appointed Brian Flannery CFO for the organisation in Ireland.

Siemens employs around 1,000 people in Ireland, with offices in Dublin and Cork and a manufacturing facility in Swords, Co Dublin.

Flannery previously held the position of country controller (industry sector) in Siemens Limited. He joined Siemens in 2001 as commercial manager, energy and transportation, and took responsibility for HR from 2003 to 2008.

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