Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Siemens traces its origins to 1847. Beginning with advances in telegraph technology, the Company quickly expanded its product line and geographic scope and was already a multi-national business by the end of the 19th century. The Company formed a partnership under the name Siemens & Halske in 1847, reorganized as a limited partnership in 1889 and as a stock corporation in 1897. The Company moved its headquarters from Berlin to Munich in 1949, and assumed its current name as Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, a stock corporation under the Federal laws of Germany, in 1966. The address of our principal executive offices is Wittelsbacherplatz 2, 80333 Munich, Germany; telephone number +49 (89) 636 00. During fiscal 2013, Siemens employed an average of 362,400 people on a continuing basis and operated in around 190 countries worldwide. In fiscal 2013, we had revenue of €75.882 billion. Our balanced business portfolio is based on leadership in electronics and electrical engineering. ... More ...