Jürgen Wolfgang Maier Siemens UK and is a leading UK industrialist and business commentator.or Juergen Wolfgang Maier (born 12 January 1964) is a British-Austrian businessman, and the former Chief Executive of
He studied Production Engineering at Trent Polytechnic in Nottingham (now Nottingham Trent University) from 1982 to 1986.
Maier is the chairman of the Digital Catapult and co-chair of UK's Made Smarter programme. He also champions prosperity generation in northern regions and in that capacity is a board member of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership  and the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership. He is a member of the Industrial Strategy Council  which provides impartial and expert advice to government.
Maier has occupied senior posts with Siemens, including Managing Director of UK and Ireland industry sector and Manufacturing Director of the Drives Factory in Congleton, Cheshire. He became a member of the Siemens UK Executive Management Board in October 2008, and was appointed Chief Executive on 1 July 2014. He retired early in December 2019 at the age of only 55.
He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Royal Academy of Engineering, and is a visiting Professor at the University of Manchester; he has also received Honorary Doctorates from the University of Salford, the University of Lincoln, Nottingham Trent University, the University of Sheffield, Cranfield University  and Manchester Metropolitan University.
He was a non-executive board member of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) of the UK government from 2014-2016  and has since led the Made Smarter industrial strategy initiative which aims to create a strong 4th Industrial Revolution in the UK.
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|| Chief Executive of Siemens UK
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