President & CEO, Siemens Corporation
Committee Vice Chair: Education and Workforce Committee.
Eric Spiegel joined Siemens Corporation in January, 2010 as its President and Chief Executive Officer. As CEO in the global company’s largest single market, Mr. Spiegel is responsible for growing the U.S. business in the Industry, Energy and Healthcare sectors. Ranked No. 1 in the Electronics, Electrical Equipment Industry sector of the Fortune Global 500, Siemens has more than $21 billion in annual U.S. sales; exports $1.6 billion in products from the U.S.; and with more than 60,000 American employees, is represented in all 50 states.
Mr. Spiegel brings to Siemens twenty-five years of global consulting experience with complex organizations in the energy, industrial and automotive fields. Before joining Siemens, he had been at Booz & Company since 1986, most recently as a Senior Vice President and Managing Partner of the firm’s Global Energy, Chemicals and Power consulting practice. He was also the leader of the firm’s Washington D.C. offices.
While at Booz, Mr. Spiegel was also the Managing Director of Booz Allen Hamilton International, living in Tokyo from 1999-2003. This role included managing the firm’s business in Asia and the Middle East. Eric was an original member of the Board of Directors for Booz & Company and was previously a member of the Board of Directors for Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.
An expert on the global energy industry, Eric is a co-author of the 2009 book Energy Shift : Game-changing Options for Fueling the Future. The book has now been translated into Arabic, Spanish and Japanese.
Mr. Spiegel holds an MBA from the Amos Tuck Graduate School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College (Edward Tuck Scholar) and received his BA with Honors in Economics from Harvard University (Harvard Scholar). Mr. Spiegel is on the Board of Trustees of Ford’s Theatre and the Board of Advisors of the Dartmouth Tuck business School.
Mr. Spiegel, an avid sports fan and golfer, is based in Washington, D.C., where he lives with his wife, Doreen, and their two children, Jessica and Allan.