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Chief Executive Officer
Siemens Healthcare North America
Gregory Sorensen, MD, is Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Healthcare North America.
As a trendsetter in medical imaging, therapy systems, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, Siemens Healthcare offers optimized clinical solutions across the entire care continuum – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. By offering novel tools for improved diagnosis, as well as optimizing clinical workflows for the most common conditions, Siemens helps make healthcare faster, better and more cost-effective. As head of the business in the largest global market, Sorensen brings to his leadership position a deep understanding of technology, the biological basis of disease, the importance of measurable outcomes, and the environment of clinical practice. Sorensen was appointed to his current role in June 2011.
Previously, Sorensen served as Professor of Radiology and Health Sciences & Technology at Harvard Medical School; faculty member of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology; and Co-Director of the A.A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as a visiting professor of neuroradiology at Oxford University.
Leading up to his appointment with Siemens, Sorensen was a practicing neuroradiologist and active researcher with significant experience in clinical care, clinical trials, and translational research. His research and techniques are utilized by scores of centers throughout the world in phase II and III trials in cancer, stroke, and other illnesses.
Sorensen holds a B.S. in Biology from California Institute of Technology, a M.S. in Computer Science from Brigham Young University, and a Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School. He is married with three children.
Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and Chief Executive OfficerSiemens Healthcare Sector
Hermann Requardt was appointed Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Healthcare Sector in December 2008.
EducationSecondary School (baccalaureate)Studied Physics at the Technical University of Darmstadt and the University of Frankfurt (Dr.phil.nat., Dipl.-Phys.)
1979 Frankfurt University. Academic Assistant
1982 Deutsche Forschungs- und Versuchsanstalt f. Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., Institute for Aviation Medicine. Research Assistant
1984 Joined Siemens AG, Medical Engineering Group, Sectional Imaging Division, Development for Nuclear Spin Tomography Physics, Imaging Systems and Magnetic Resonance. Researcher
1989 Magnetic Resonance Division. Head of Development
1991 Magnetic Resonance Division. Head of Project Management
1992 Head of High-Field Systems Development
1993 Pilot Project for Development, Production and Marketing of Surface Coils. Project Head
1995 Head of the Magnetic Resonance Division
Jan. 01 Member of the Group Executive Management of the Medical Solutions Group
May 06 Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG
Jun. 06 Honorary Professorship at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany (Physics)
Oct. 06 Member of the Corporate Executive Committee of Siemens AG
- Head of the Corporate Technology Department Special responsibilities in the Corporate Executive Committee:
- Siemens VDO Automotive Group (SV)
- Economic Region Japan
Jan. 08 Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG
- Head of the Corporate Technology Department (CT) Special responsibilities in the Managing Board
- Cross-Sector Business Siemens IT Solutions and Services (SIS)
- Economic Region Asia, Australia and the Middle East