Siemens Extends UK Service Expertise

Siemens Mechanical Drives (MD) is expanding its UK service capabilities with the appointment of Dan Litherland and Andrew Bacon.

Dan (30) is appointed senior service engineer. Dan has extensive experience in the wind sector and with a background in mechanical engineering will be working mainly in the renewables and utilities sectors, servicing Siemens wind turbines around the UK. He has also trained in diagnostic inspections involving vibration analysis and endoscopy. Dan lives on the Welsh Borders, near Shrewsbury and will work all over theUK.

Andrew (45) joins Siemens as external service engineer, responsible for service enquiries and project work at customers’ sites. He was previously a service engineer for UK, US and Italian companies and has a background in mechanical and electrical engineering. Andrew is from Wakefield in West Yorkshire, and will be based at the MD Leeds site, working around the UK.

Gary Husband heads up the Siemens Mechanical Drives service team: “Strengthening our service offer with the addition of another two experienced engineers puts Siemens in an excellent position to further support customers and partners, ensuring that our drives and systems continue to perform at their peak, particularly in growing industries like renewables.”

Siemens Mechanical Drives is part of Siemens Industry, and a significant UK manufacturing division of Siemens, operating in energy and renewables, transport, heavy industry and control systems.

For more information visit www.siemens.co.uk/drives or call 0113 385 2500.

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PHOTO-CAPTION: Dan Litherland (l) and Andrew Bacon have joined Siemens Mechanical Drives to expand the UK service capabilities

For more information and photos please contact Bridget Summers on 01723 447424, email bridget@footprintpr.org.uk or Paul Addison on 07808 823011, email pauladdison@siemens.com

Notes to editors:

About Siemens in the UK:

Siemens was established in the United Kingdom169 years ago and now employs around 13,520 people in the UK. Last year’s revenues were £3.2 billion*. As a leading global engineering and technology services company, Siemens provides innovative solutions to help tackle the world’s major challenges, across the key sectors of energy, industry, infrastructure & cities and healthcare. Siemens has offices and factories throughout the UK, with its headquarters in Frimley, Surrey. The company’s global headquarters is in Munich, Germany. For more information, visit www.siemens.co.uk

* Data includes intercompany revenue. Data may not be comparable with revenue reported in annual or interim reports.

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