1982, MA in Business Admin. and Economics, Univ. of Goettingen; 1992, PhD in Strategic Management, Univ. of Wuerzburg. 1987-2007, various positions with Siemens, including: Member Executive Board, Medical Engineering Group; President and CEO, US; President and CEO Siemens AG, 2005-2007. 2007-17, with Alcoa/ Arconic: COO (2007); CEO and Chairman (2008-2017). Chairman of US-Russia Business Council (2009-2017); Member Chinese Premier’s Global CEO Advisory Council (2014-2017); World Economic Forum: Member of the US Foundation Board (2010-2016), WEF Foundation Board (2014-2017). Various advisory mandates to the US Government/US Presidents (since 2001); Since 2017, CEO of NEOM, KSA. Entrepreneurial Investor in several technology and biotech companies. Honorary Trustee of the Brookings Institute; Honorary Member of the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting; Life time member Council on Foreign Relations; Member of the Board of the Metropolitan Opera, New York.