Dr. Xiao Song

Global Executive Vice President and President and CEO of Siemens Greater China


Dr. Xiao Song is Global Executive Vice President, President and CEO Siemens Greater China, and Chairman, President and CEO Siemens Ltd., China.

He previously worked for Siemens from 2005 to 2015, orchestrating the former automotive business, city and infrastructure portfolio, including mobility, logistics, low and mid-voltage, smart grid and building technologies.

In 2005, Dr. Xiao served as Executive Vice President at Siemens VDO Asia Pacific. After the merger of Continental and Siemens VDO in December 2007, he was appointed as Board Member and Executive Vice President of Continental Automotive Asia Pacific Management Co., Ltd. Shanghai.

In March 2009, Dr. Xiao took the position as Senior Vice President of Siemens Ltd., China and General Manager of Siemens China Energy Transmission Division and Energy Distribution Division. From October 2010 to September 2011, Dr. Xiao served as General Manager of Smart Grid Applications headquartered in China (Siemens set three global headquarters of Smart Grid Applications in China, U.S. and Germany, respectively) and General Manager of Energy Distribution Division. In October 2011, he was appointed as President of Infrastructure & Cities Sector, Asia Pacific.

From January 2016 to April 2021, Dr. Xiao served as Managing Director at Winkelmann Group and executive director of different industry companies and innovation startups.

Dr. Xiao has more than 25 years of management experience in leading positions in Asia, Europe, South America and China, as well as a profound understanding of the local market. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Chongqing University and a PhD in Engineering from Dortmund University.