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1997 - 2008
1 October 2014
Member of the Supervisory Board of BSH GmbH, Munich, Germany
Vice President of the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI), Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Member of the Presidial Board of the German Institute for Standardization (DIN), Berlin, Germany
Rita Nkuhlu is a South African citizen of Xhosa and Cambodian descent. She has a commercial background and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Thames Valley University, London.
She joined Siemens Transportation Systems in 1997 as a project commercial on railway signalling installations such as the Langlaagte and New Canada stations re-signalling projects in Gauteng as well as projects in Botswana and Zimbabwe. From 2000 to 2004 she then joined Siemens AG – Transportation Systems in Germany as part of a collaborating team between UK’s largest rail operator Rail track and Siemens, in what became known as UK’s first “open book” project to successfully re-signal the Dorset Coast line.
Nkuhlu returned to South Africa to take-up a Commercial Manager position at Siemens Enterprise Networks fixed line customer services division. In 2007, she joined the Healthcare Sector to commercially manage the Customer Services after sales support team.
In January 2011 Nkuhlu wanted to gain experience in Siemens’ corporate environment, and joined a world-wide project team in which she represented Siemens Africa. She was tasked with optimising and implementing bundled accounting and controlling processes and activities to better utilise skills and to streamline the accounting organisations within Siemens Africa.
In April 2011, Nkuhlu added the responsibilities of enterprise risk management and internal controls to her portfolio, by becoming Risk and Internal Controls Coordinator for the Southern African region.
Nkuhlu was appointed Executive Director Siemens Southern Africa on 1 April 2012.
Dr Survé is a medical doctor, philanthropist, entrepreneur and global business leader. He is the Chairman, CEO and founder of the Sekunjalo Group, Chairman of Sekunjalo Investment Holdings and Chief Executive of Sekunjalo Investments Limited which is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange. The Sekunjalo Group has investments in more than 70 companies in Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Industrials, Fishing, Information Technology and Telecommunications, Resources and Financial Services.
In 2006 Sekunjalo was ranked No. 1 by the Financial Mail/Empowerdex as the Top Empowered Company of the Top 200 Companies on the JSE Listed Securities Exchange.
On 8 December 2000, Surve was appointed Non-Executive Director of Siemens Southern Africa.
Of German descent, Sabine Dall’Omo has worked at Siemens for over 25 years and is additionally a permanent South African resident.
After attaining her Higher Commercial Certificate from Heinrich-Thoene College in 1985, Sabine did her vocational training at Siemens Germany from 1986-1989. Progressing up the ranks, she took on the responsibility of Commercial Officer: Accounting Services and shortly thereafter as Commercial Officer: Sales Office until 1995. Dall’Omo’s career path at Siemens then led her to California, USA as a Financial Analyst for Siemens Rolm Communications after which she returned to Siemens Germany as a Senior Financial Officer: Corporate Planning & Controlling. In 1998, Sabine became Commercial Manager within Siemens’ Automation & Drives business, first at Siemens Germany for just over three years, and then at Siemens in Shanghai, China.
In May 2004, Sabine made the move to South Africa as Head of Performance Controlling for Siemens Southern Africa. She continued in this role until August 2008. From September 2008 to January 2012, she was appointed CFO for Siemens Africa’s Healthcare Sector. During this time she also served as a member on the board of Siemed (Pty) Ltd, Impilo (Pty) Ltd and Siemens Medical Services Diagnostics (Pty) Ltd. In February 2012 Sabine became the CFO of Siemens (Pty) Ltd.
Clifford Klaas is a South African citizen of Xhosa descent. He has a commerical background and holds a diploma in Institute of Administration and Commerce from the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria.
Clifford joined Siemens (Pty) Limited in February 1986.
After training as a commercial, he worked for the Siemens factory in Isando, Energy Measurements and Siemens Telecommunications.
After returning to Siemens, he headed the Internal Audit department, then the Mobility & Logistics Division as Divisional Controller.
In 2011, Clifford was appointed Sector Cluster Controller Africa in the Infrastructure & Cities Sector.
Clifford was appointed as Executive Director for Corporate Affairs, Human Resources and Sustainability on 1 March 2013.
Stephan Mueller is the Chief Financial Officer of Siemens (Pty) Ltd South Africa, since 1 November 2014.
Stephan has a career spanning more than 20 years at Siemens in various business and financial positions within the worldwide Siemens organization. While attaining a degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Bamberg between 1991 and 1995 he worked in the sales and marketing department of the Siemens High Voltage Division in Erlangen, Germany. After the completion of his degree Stephan joined Siemens Financial Services in 1996 where he specialized in project and export finance in the energy field until 1999.
In 1999, Stephan had his first experience of South Africa when he joined the local Siemens entity as the Corporate Director for Financial Services. His delegation ended in 2002 when he was asked to return to Germany as the Finance Director for the European sales regions for Siemens Healthcare. His success in Europe resulted in a move to the United States in 2006 as the Vice President of Controlling for Process and Information Management for Siemens Healthcare’s Ultrasound business unit until 2008. Stephan then moved to China where he was the Sector Cluster Controller for Siemens Healthcare in North East Asia until 2011. He then returned to Germany as the CFO of the Locomotives and Components Division, including its manufacturing and engineering sites in Erlangen (Germany), Munich (Germany), Graz (Austria), Sacramento (USA), Ekaterinburg (Russia) and Aurangabad (India).
On 1 November 2014, Stephan Mueller returned to South Africa as the CFO of Siemens (Pty) Ltd with responsibility for the Siemens business in southern and eastern Africa.