Siemens PLM Software Appoints Peter Carrier as the Senior VP and MD, Asia Pacific
March 10, 2015: Siemens PLM Software has appointed Peter (Pete) Carrier as the Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific.
In this role, Pete and his team are responsible for sales, sales support and services delivery in the Asia Pacific region. Pete will be based in Siemens PLM Software’s Asia Pacific headquarters office in Hong Kong.
Pete joined Siemens in 2005 as Vice President of Global Operations prior to which he held the senior level sales and operations management roles at Hewlett Packard Corporation and Compaq Computer Corporation. His extensive experience and range of responsibilities have helped build the strong leadership qualities that Pete brings to Siemens today.
Tony Hemmelgarn, Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Service Delivery for Siemens PLM Software stated “Siemens PLM Software is poised to take a leap into the next phase of its growth. Delivering innovative solutions for digital enterprises, our customers can model the possible, creating what needs to be realized physically and set the tone for how the industry will charge ahead in the next decade. Pete has a strong history of successful organizational management skills and has demonstrated the ability to build winning teams and improve business performance. We look forward to leveraging his skills thus enabling our customers to achieve greater success.”
Pete added “I’m honoured to be given the opportunity to work with this team. I am excited to take on the new responsibilities and I look forward to working with our customers in this dynamic region. In order to keep ahead of the growing competition in a hot market, Asian Manufacturers must innovate and turn ideas into successful products.
Pete has a Bachelor’s degree with honors in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy. He also has a certificate in executive management from UCLA and has completed executive leadership courses in the United States from Babson College and the Wharton School.
Following graduation, he served active duty as a U.S. naval officer onboard a fast attack nuclear submarine, qualifying as a nuclear engineer. Over a 19-year career in reserve duty he held commanding officer positions in three units, retiring at the rank of captain.
About Siemens PLM Software
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with its customers to provide industry software solutions that help companies everywhere achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by making real the innovations that matter. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.