July 16, 1985 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

Burker Elected President And CEO Of Siemens-Allis

Harry S. Burker Jr. has been elected president and chief executive officer, and member of the board of directors of Siemens-Allis Inc., it was recently announced. He succeeds C.W. Diercks Jr., who will serve as president and chief executive officer of Utility Power Corp., a sister company.

Mr. Burker, who was named senior vice president of Siemens-Allis by the board of directors in December 1984, has been president and general manager of the I-T-E Electrical Products Division since it was acquired from Gould Inc. in January 1983. Previously, Mr. Burker served in various senior level management positions with Gould, beginning in 1969. These included vice president and director of marketing, Century Electric Division; president and general manager, Electrical Products Sales Division; vice president of marketing, Distribution and Controls Division; and president of Electrical Products Sales Division.

In 1981 he was appointed president and general manager of the Distribution and Controls Division and held that position until I-T-E's acquisition by Siemens-Allis in 1983.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Siemens-Allis Inc. is a manufacturer of electrical and electronic equipment and systems for electric utilities and general industry. The company, which is jointly owned by Siemens AG of West Germany and Allis-Chalmers Corp. of Milwaukee, has 24 plants in the United States and its products are marketed worldwide.

Siemens-Allis is one of four principal Siemens USA companies, the others being Siemens Communication Communication Systems, Siemens Components, and Siemens Medical Systems. Together they employ more than 15,000 people in more than 200 locations nationwide. The combined sales of all Siemens companies in the United States are in excess of $1.6 billion annually.

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