15 Nov '11, 1pm

#Siemens to create 500 new green jobs in #Africa; by 2012, Siemens wants to triple new orders in Africa:

With an average GDP growth in sub-Saharan Africa of about 5% in 2011, the region is one of the fastest growing markets in the world. In order to expand its business in Africa, Siemens is investing €200 million into building partnerships with African companies over two years. Siemens wants to continue to be part of Africa's growth and has decided to have its annual global Siemens board meeting for the first time in Africa. "We will focus on our Africa strategy and meet with customers, financial institutions, mayors and ministers to discuss their needs," says Löscher. Siemens' portfolio correlates to Africa's needs and the company sees great opportunities for Africa and its own business development on the continent. "In fact, Siemens has products and services across all four of our business Sectors to address the continent's urgent needs in the areas of energy, water, mobili...

Full article: http://www.siemens.com/press/en/pressrelease/2011/corpora...

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