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Hubert Meronk, the new CEO of Siemens Mobility in Poland

Hubert Meronk, the new CEO of Siemens Mobility in Poland
photo: Siemens mobility press materials/Hubert Meronk, the new CEO of Siemens Mobility in Poland
10 / 01 / 2022

Hubert Meronk took over the position as the Chairman of the Board of Siemens Mobility in Poland from the beginning of January 2022. He replaced the current boss, Krzysztof Celiński, who retired after more than 40 years of professional work.

Hubert Meronk has extensive knowledge in the railway industry, process modeling, building, and digitization implementation strategies and IT systems in the Polish and foreign markets. He has implemented IT projects for Norwegian railways, among others, and in recent years has been a member of the Board of Directors of Metro Warszawskie.

He also has valuable experience with the municipality as a counselor in the city of Konstancin-Jeziorna in a committee dedicated to smart-city issues. He also gained managerial and professional experience working in senior positions for CapGemeni in Norway, VincCard in the USA, Poland: Bank PKO BP, Bank BOŚ Bank, LOT (Polish Airlines), T-Systems Polska and Bank Pocztowy. He studied IT studios in Norway and the USA. municipality

- Tremendous thanks to Krzysztof Celiński for his five years of work and development for Siemens Mobility in Poland and Europe. Poland is an essential market in the region, with great potential, especially in the rolling stock industry and railway infrastructure. Hubert's deep understanding of the railway industry and digitization will be a valuable contribution to the successful continuation of Siemens Mobility's development in Poland and Europe. Advanced technology transfer and closer cooperation with strong Polish partners are essential in this process - said Gerhard Greiter, CEO of the NEE region at Siemens Mobility GmbH.

Siemens Mobility has been operating on the Polish market for more than 30 years and implements projects in the rolling stock industry, railway infrastructure, services, and components. The company provided, among other things, the first Inspiro metro cars in Warsaw, Combino trams to Poznan, and has been a supplier of parts for manufacturers of rail vehicles and railway systems throughout Poland for more than ten years.

Siemens Mobility is also the largest supplier of multi-system locomotives in Poland (Eurosprinter, Vectron, and Smartron), which uses, for example, PKP Intercity, PKP Cargo, DB Cargo Polska, CARGOUNIT, Lotos Kolej, and Laude Smart Intermodal daily.

''Now is the time for the next step. We want to maintain our leading position in the multi-system locomotives industry and implement our other rolling stock solutions, including regional and high-speed trains, as well as electrification and railway traffic management systems, which will contribute to the modernization of the entire rail transport system in Poland. We have also long emphasized digitization, cyber security, and the emergence of modern methods in Poland that enable safer, simpler, and more efficient travel planning for passengers and rail carriers - told Hubert Meronk, the new CEO of Siemens Mobility in Poland.

Despite the huge macroeconomic shocks caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Siemens Mobility recorded a very high increase in orders and financial income in 2021. The value of global orders in the fiscal year of 2021 was € 12.7 billion (41% increase), and revenues were € 9.2 billion (+ 3%). Employment worldwide has reached almost 40,000 employees.