Conference in Germany

Date : 18th / 19th April 2012

International meeting of Siemens employees representatives was held in Munich in Germany and our General Secretary and President visited the Headquarters of IMF.


Below are the presentations by participants in the International meeting.


The first presentation was from Professor Cristoph Scherrer, Kassel University. His presentation was on Deepening of the Division of Labour, Rising Inequality and Threatened Democracy. He elucidated that compensation in rich countries is increasing at the cost of developing and under-developed countries. He further explained that such increasing inqualities will threaten democracy.

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The next presentation was of Ms. Brigitte Ederer, Member of the Managing Board and Head of Human Resources. She spoke on sustainablity of the Company. She explained about megatrends which will have impact on business world wide. These megatrends are demographic changes, rapid urbanisation and climate change. She said that Siemens was in good position to increase their business in future.

The third presentation was by Ms. Brigit Steinborn, Member of the Supervisory Board. She also explained that Siemens is growing  but outside Germany and Europe. However there was low union density outside Europe which was a matter of concern.