Siemens Mobility will join transport policy-related projects on shared mobility and the decarbonisation of transport as a member of the International Transport Forum’s Corporate Partnership Board, the organisation’s platform for collaboration with the private sector.
Founded in 1847, Siemens stands for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Focusing on electrification, automation and digitalisation, the company is active in more than 200 countries and employs around 351,000 people worldwide. In the 2016 fiscal year, Siemens generated revenue of EUR 79.6 billion and a net income of EUR 5.6 billion.
The ITF is an intergovernmental organisation with 57 member countries that facilitates global dialogue for better transport. It acts as a think tank for member governments and organises an annual summit of transport ministers. The CPB is the ITF’s platform for engaging with the private sector and enriching global transport policy discussion with a business perspective.
José Viegas, Secretary-General of the ITF, said: “We are delighted to have Siemens join our Corporate Partnership Board. Siemens is a pioneer in many areas from infrastructure solutions to automation, innovative transport to software. The knowledge and know-how this great company will bring to our projects will be invaluable.”
Jochen Eickholt, CEO of Siemens Mobility, said, “We are very proud to join the ITF Corporate Partnership Board. It's a great opportunity to discuss with our peers the future of the transportation industry. We know that our business bears a great responsibility towards the development of economies and societies all across the planet; and we're looking forward to bringing our perspective to the table.”
The members of the ITF Corporate Partnership Board include Abertis, AB InBev, AeroMexico, Brisa, ExxonMobil, Ford, Google, Here, Incheon International Airport, Inrix, Kapsch TrafficCom, Michelin, NXP, PTV Group, RATP, The Renault-Nissan Alliance, SAS, Siemens Mobility, SNCF, Total, Toyota, Transdev, Uber, Venice Port Authority, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group.
About International Transport Forum
The International Transport Forum at the OECD is an intergovernmental organisation with 57 member countries. It acts as a think tank for transport policy and organises the Annual Summit of transport ministers. ITF is the only global body that covers all transport modes. The ITF is administratively integrated with the OECD, yet politically autonomous.