Markus Tacke is CEO of Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division, the global market leader in wind power technology and services. He is head of a global business that employs more than 12,000 people worldwide and operates major production and research facilities in Denmark, Germany, and the US, with new production sites currently being under construction in the UK and Egypt. With more than 30 years of onshore wind power experience and more than 20 years in offshore, Siemens Wind Power has installed nearly 13,000 wind turbines globally with a total capacity of more than 21 GW, helping to provide the world with clean and reliable renewable energy.
Before being named CEO of the Wind Power and Renewables Division, Dr. Tacke served as CEO of Siemens’ Industrial Power Business Unit. He earned a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, and holds a Master of Engineering degree from Cornell University in (New York).