Siegfried Russwurm is a German businessperson who has been at the helm of 10 different companies. Currently, Dr. Russwurm is Chairman-Supervisory Board at Voith GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board at ThyssenKrupp AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board for thyssenkrupp Elevator Europe Africa GmbH (a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp AG), President of Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. and Chairman for Siemens (Pty) Ltd. Siegfried Russwurm is also Member of Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften eV and on the board of 11 other companies.
In his past career Dr. Russwurm was Member-Management Board at Siemens AG Chairman-Supervisory Board for Siemens AG Österreich, Chief Executive Officer at Siemens Industry, Inc. Chairman for Siemens Schweiz AG and Head-Electro Medical Systems at Siemens-Elema AB (which are all subsidiaries of Siemens AG), Chairman-Supervisory Board at OSRAM Licht AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board of OSRAM GmbH, Director at Nokia Siemens Networks Oy and Chairman-Technical Mechanics at Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
He received a doctorate from Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.