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Siemens nominates next chairman

New nominee is just a formality away from reaching the very top of Siemens where he will spearhead the digitalization of the German conglomerate.

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Siemens has nominated Jim Hagemann Snabe to be the chairman of the supervisory board. At a meeting Tuesday, the board unanimously recommended the 52-year-old Dane to take the top job at the German conglomerate. The final decision will be made at Siemens' annual shareholder meeting next year on Jan. 31, writes Siemens in a press release.

Hagemann Snabe has served on the board at Siemens since 2013. Besides other board positions for Maersk Group, Allianz, Bang & Olufsen, and German software giant SAP, he also has a professional background at SAP, where he worked from 1990-2014.

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