Mr Robert I. Miller, a 25-year Siemens veteran, has been named Vice President of the Healthcare Industry Group within Siemens IT Solutions and Services. In this role, Mr Miller will be responsible for the overall execution of the organization's business plan, including overall go-to-market activities, coordination with global industry leadership, introduction of a market-relevant vertical portfolio and the overall success of the Siemens IT Solutions and Services healthcare business.

Mr Paul Maier, Senior Vice President, Siemens Healthcare Industry Group said, "This group will be a complementary IT partner to Siemens Healthcare and indeed the entire Siemens family. Bob's unique knowledge of Siemens Healthcare and its products and services will give us a strong opportunity to bring greater value to this market, with our partners at Siemens. He has a history of leadership and collaboration that makes him an excellent fit for the job."

Mr Miller's experience includes key customer facing executive roles. He led the Siemens Healthcare value-added Global Services IT consulting group, developed a sophisticated customer service organization and provided general management and leadership to a number of Siemens Healthcare IT operations.

"Despite the economic downturn, the healthcare industry continues to be a growth area domestically and internationally. Siemens is focused on this sector globally and, with the addition of Bob's leadership, Siemens IT Solutions and Services is poised to add value to the holistic Siemens portfolio. We look forward to the contributions that this group will make to Siemens and North America,” said Mr Maier.