The Supervisory Board of Siemens Healthineers AG has appointed Darleen Caron to the Managing Board, effective February 1, 2021. Darleen Caron will take on positions as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of Siemens Healthineers AG as well as Labor Director of Siemens Healthcare GmbH, where she will be a member of the Managing Board.
“With the transformative acquisition of Varian, Siemens Healthineers is to become even more international and this fourth pillar will also significantly more broadly position the company in healthcare. We are therefore very pleased to further strengthen our excellent team with Darleen Caron. Her strong track record in driving organizational and cultural transformation to support dynamic growth strategies make her an excellent choice. She has also been very successful in building diverse senior leadership teams and developing robust future talent pools,” explains Prof. Dr. Ralf P. Thomas, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens Healthineers AG.
“I am really looking forward to working with Darleen Caron, a seasoned executive who brings a wealth of strategic and international experience in leading all aspects of Human Resources in large and global companies,” commented Dr. Bernd Montag, CEO of Siemens Healthineers AG. “Together we will continue to advance the internationalization of Siemens Healthineers and the development of our special corporate identity, thus enhancing our profile as one of the most attractive employers in the medical engineering industry.”
Darleen Caron has more than 30 years of experience in publicly listed companies in the industry and service sectors, including LyondellBasell, SNC-Lavalin, Dow and Alcan. More recently, Darleen Caron was the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Office for LyondellBasell, a multinational chemical company with a presence in more than 100 countries. Prior to that, she was Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources leader for SNC-Lavalin, an engineering solutions company with presence in over 90 countries. In the course of her career, she has lived and worked in North America and Europe and holds dual Canadian/American citizenships.
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