Siemens shifts Kopanski, Batra to new leadership roles

By Plant Engineering Staff January 25, 2007

Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc., recently announced that Tom Kopanski, currently vice president of the Automation and Motion Division has been named the new vice president of Power Distribution and Controls Division. Raj Batra, vice president of the Automotive and Aerospace Center of Competence, succeeds Kopanski as vice president of the Automation and Motion Division.

’ global strategy and have built a network of support that will enable them to lead their respective organizations forward with a strong focus on the market and a commitment to operational excellence.”

ty from Dennis Sadlowski, COO, who had been acting vice president of the division.

he division. He will continue as head of the Automotive and Aerospace Center of Competence until a replacement is named.