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 News Release - June 5, 2006

New Siemens Medical Solutions Executive Leadership Highlights Company's Vision for the Future

MALVERN, Pa.--(HSMN NewsFeed)--June 5, 2006--Siemens Medical Solutions has announced three new executive leaders who, building upon their current experience in key leadership positions within the company, will further Siemens' vision for the future - to empower its healthcare customers with trendsetting information technology (IT) and imaging solutions, enabling them to improve quality, reduce costs and transform patient care.

Tom Miller, currently president of Health Services (HS), the healthcare IT Division of Siemens Medical Solutions, will join the Group Board of Siemens Medical Solutions on July 1, 2006. Replacing Miller in a seamless transition as the leader of the healthcare IT Division will be Janet Dillione, who has been that Division's chief operating officer (COO) since 2005. Dillione will begin her new role as president of the HS Division on July 1.

Following a distinguished 20-year career with Siemens, including leadership roles with Siemens Energy and Automation, Tom McCausland has announced his retirement from his current position as president and CEO of the Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. Customer Solutions Group (CSG), effective June 30, 2006.

Continuing the commitment carried forth by McCausland to put customers first, Heinrich Kolem, Ph.D., has been named to succeed McCausland as president and CEO of the Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. CSG, with responsibility for sales and service of Siemens' healthcare business in the U.S., including imaging, healthcare IT, consulting and service solutions. Kolem, who currently serves as the president of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Division of Siemens Medical Solutions, which is located in Germany, began to transition to his new role on June 1, 2006.

"The most important asset a company has is its people, and Siemens Medical Solutions has immeasurable wealth in this newest group of leaders," said Erich Reinhardt, Ph.D., president and CEO, Siemens Medical Solutions. "With Tom Miller in his new role, Janet Dillione leading our global healthcare IT business, and Heinrich Kolem at the helm of the Siemens Medical Solutions business in the U.S., we will be able to further advance our vision for the transformation of healthcare, as we help our customers bring quality of care up and costs down."

Executive Biographies

Tom Miller

Miller has a proven track record with Siemens and other multinational corporations. During his initial 15-year tenure with Siemens, he headed the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Division, as well as the U.S. Sales and Service Organization of Siemens Medical Solutions. He also served as President and CEO of Carl Zeiss, Inc.; President and CEO of Analogic Corporation; and was co-founder of LightLab Imaging. Miller holds a Bachelor of Science in nuclear engineering from the University of Massachusetts and a master's degree from the Harvard Medical School/MIT joint program in medical physics.

Janet Dillione

Dillione has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare information services industry. With Siemens since 2000, she served as group vice president, global financial systems, prior to her current position as COO. During her tenure, she was instrumental in Siemens launch of Soarian®, which is viewed as the premier workflow-based solution in healthcare IT. Prior to Siemens, Dillione spent 18 years at Shared Medical Systems (SMS), starting as a systems consultant and consistently moving into positions of increased responsibility. Her years at SMS gave Dillione a well-rounded view of the healthcare information systems landscape, as she has worked in both the financial and clinical solutions areas, in addition to technical and management positions. Dillione has a Bachelor of Arts in bio-medical ethics from Brown University and is a graduate of the Wharton School's Executive Management Program.

Heinrich Kolem, Ph.D.

Kolem joined Siemens in 1989, bringing his insight and leadership to the MRI Division of Siemens Medical Solutions in positions ranging from engineering to marketing. Most recently, Kolem was president of that Division, a post he has held since 2001. In that role, Kolem took the Division and its products to unprecedented market leadership in the USA and the world. A scientist as well as a business man, Kolem studied physics at the University of Dortmund in Germany, and completed postdoctoral studies at the University of Utah, where he conducted research and experiments to advance MRI technology.

Tom McCausland

As president and CEO of the Customer Solutions Group for the past 10 years, McCausland was instrumental in helping the business become one of the most successful operating companies within Siemens AG, thanks to his focus on strengthening the company's customer relationships. McCausland joined Siemens in 1986 at Siemens Energy and Automation, where his leadership in various roles helped increase sales by 300 percent. Prior to joining Siemens, McCausland held numerous senior-level sales, marketing, engineering and manufacturing positions during his 20 years with Westinghouse. Currently, McCausland is on the board of directors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and AdvaMed, and is Chairman of the Board of the Siemens Foundation, which provides more than $1 million in college scholarships and awards each year for talented high school students in the U.S.

Siemens Medical Solutions of Siemens AG (NYSE:SI ) with headquarters in Malvern, Pennsylvania, and Erlangen, Germany, is one of the largest suppliers to the healthcare industry in the world. The company is known for bringing together innovative medical technologies, healthcare information systems, management consulting, and support services, to help customers achieve tangible, sustainable, clinical and financial outcomes. Employing approximately 33,000 people worldwide and operating in more than 120 countries, Siemens Medical Solutions reported sales of 7.6 billion EUR, orders of 8.6 billion EUR and group profit of 976 million EUR for fiscal 2005. More information can be obtained by visiting

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