Siemens Healthineers

Siemens Healthineers (formerly Siemens HealthcareSiemens Medical SolutionsSiemens Medical Systems) is a medical technology company and is headquartered in Erlangen, Germany. The company dates its early beginnings in 1847 to a small family business in Berlin, co-founded by Ernst Werner von Siemens. Siemens Healthineers is connected to the larger corporation, Siemens AG. The name Siemens Medical Solutions was adopted in 2001, and the change to Siemens Healthcare was made in 2008.

In 2015, Siemens named Bernd Montag as its new global CEO. In May 2016, Siemens Healthcare was renamed “Siemens Healthineers.” Globally the company has 45,000 employees, most of them in Germany (comparing to 46,000 at GE Healthcare and 33,000 at Philips Healthcare) and 17.2 billion US-$ sales in 2007 (16.997 billion US-$ for GE).

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