Mario Azar has been appointed CEO of the Solutions Business Unit in the Oil & Gas Division of Siemens’ (NYSE: SI) Energy.

Prior to this appointment, he was Executive Vice President of Siemens Energy’s Gas Turbine Power Plant Solutions in the Fossil Power Generation Division since 2008 with responsibility for the business in North and South America.

He started his career at Westinghouse Electric Corporation in 1990. Before and after the power generation business of Westinghouse was acquired by Siemens, Mr. Azar occupied various positions in Energy gaining broad and diverse experience in the business with International experience in China and Germany.

“The Oil & Gas Solutions business is key to our Energy portfolio and growth strategy,” said Adil Toubia, CEO of the Oil & Gas Division of Siemens Energy. “Mario Azar brings to this business over 23 years of experience in Energy with a proven track record in the Projects business.”

Mr Azar’s role entails amongst other duties supervision of Compression & Power Generation Modules, Water Solutions, & Subsea amongst other fields.

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