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SeungTaek Shim officially takes office as the new Country Managing Director for Siemens Energy Korea

On July 26, SeungTaek Shim officially takes office of Siemens Energy Korea as the new Country Managing Director. He joined the company in April 2021 as the appointed successor of Country Managing Director.
SeungTaek Shim brings more than 25 years of experience in energy business and strategic partnership. He joined Siemens Energy Korea from SK E&S where he held position as executive Vice President of Renewable Energy business, M&As and strategic partnerships. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President and Head of Global Growth Support Team at SK SUPEX Council.
SeungTaek Shim began his career in public sector and served as Senior Economic Official and Deputy Head of the Minister’s office in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. He changed his career to private sector in 2000 and later served as global partner at one of the top three management consultancies, Bain & Company.
“I am very excited to join Siemens Energy and continue our commitment to helping the Korean government as well as our customers and partners to accelerate this transition journey toward a carbon-neutral future. With the vast varieties of innovative and highly reliable solutions that Siemens Energy provides, I am confident that we can continue to be the partner-of-choice for energy industry in Korea,” said SeungTaek Shim.

Country Managing Director of Siemens Energy Korea, SeungTaek Shim

Siemens Energy is one of the world’s leading energy technology companies. The company works with its customers and partners on energy systems for the future, thus supporting the transition to a more sustainable world. With its portfolio of products, solutions and services, Siemens Energy covers almost the entire energy value chain – from power generation and transmission to storage. The portfolio includes conventional and renewable energy technology, such as gas and steam turbines, hybrid power plants operated with hydrogen, and power generators and transformers. More than 50 percent of the portfolio has already been decarbonized. A majority stake in the listed company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) makes Siemens Energy a global market leader for renewable energies. An estimated one-sixth of the electricity generated worldwide is based on technologies from Siemens Energy. Siemens Energy employs more than 90,000 people worldwide in more than 90 countries and generated revenue of around €27.5 billion in fiscal year 2020.

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