Prof. Dr.-Ing. Armin Schnettler
VDE / Anja Rottke
2022-01-24

President

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c/o VDE Verbandsgeschäftsstelle
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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Armin Schnettler

  • Born in 1963
  • Studies and PhD in Electrical Engineering at University of Technology in Dortmund/Germany
  • 1992 – 1998: several positions within ABB AG, Mannheim, as well as ABB Corporate Research Ltd, Heidelberg
  • 1998 - 2000: Member of the Management Team of ABB´s business area “High Voltage Products and Substations”, Zurich
  • 2001 - 2018 RWTH Aachen University:
    Full Professorship and Director of Institute for High Voltage Technology, Aachen
  • 2003 - 2013 Managing Director of "Forschungsgemeinschaft für elektrische Anlagen und Stromwirtschaft e.V. (FGH e.V.)" – Research Association of Power Systems and Power Economics (non-profit organization)
  • 2013 - 2015: Senior Vice President of Siemens AG Corporate Technology
    Head of New Technology Fields
  • 2016 - 2020: Senior Vice President of Siemens AG Corporate Technology
    Head of Research in Energy and Electronics
  • 02.-04/2020 Executive Vice President
  • 04/2020-09/2021 CEO New Energy Business bei Siemens Energy


Memberships

  • Member of IEEE, Cigré (German committee) and Power Engineering Society within VDE (VDE ETG)