Joe Kaeser is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens Energy AG and Daimler Truck Holding AG. From 2013 until 2021, he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens AG.
Mr. Kaeser is furthermore a Supervisory Board Member at Linde plc and NXP Semiconductors N.V. and, in addition to his service in the Board of Trustees of the WEF, the Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Munich Security Conference.
Mr. Kaeser is passionate about innovation, inclusive capitalism and the transformation of business and society. He strongly believes that companies must contribute to the welfare of society in a sustainable way. However, this can be achieved only from a position of strength. Thus, competitive and sustainable profitability is a crucial duty. His mantra is: “The business of business is to serve society.”