Andreas Schierenbeck

Andreas Schierenbeck

CEO, Uniper

CEO of Uniper since June 2019, one of the world’s leading companies in the power-generation and energy trading industries with presence in 40 countries and over 100 years of experience. The new challenge is that of exciting the Uniper team in taking the company to the next level, creating value for customers, shareholders and investors, and making Uniper an amazing place to work for its 12,000 employees.

The new job follows the transformation made at thyssenkrupp Elevator in the last 7 years, when the company consolidated its business to became the innovation leader in the global industry while reaching its best ever levels of profitability. thyssenkrupp Elevator developed the most relevant innovations the industry has seen for more than one century and consistently improved its business performance at the same time: Sales increased by 35%; EBIT improved by 67%; the Business Cash-Flow tripled, driven by a positive development of the Net Working Capital; and the number of units under maintenance increased by 20%. This good performance has enabled growth, from 49.000 employees in 2012/13 to 53.000 at the end of 2018.

Expert in energy, urban mobility and automation, and passionate about business strategy and leading transformation initiatives. Before Uniper was CEO of thyssenkrupp Elevator and before that has served as President and CEO of Siemens Building Technologies in the US and before that as Senior Vice President in the Siemens electric utility sector in Switzerland.

Andreas Schierenbeck will be speaking at the European Gas Conference, 27-29 January 2021.