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Barbara Kux

Barbara Kux, Swiss, German electronics executive. Named one of 50 Most Powerful International Women in Business, Fortune magazine, 2005, 2009.

Background

  • Kux, Barbara was born on February 26, 1954 in Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Education

    • Master of Business Administration with honors, European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires).

    Career

    • Marketing manager Nestlé S.A., Germany, 1979. Management consultant McKinsey & Company, 1984. Vice president Asea Brown Boveri AG (ABB), 1989, Nestlé S.A. Century, Central Europe.

      Head Nestlé Poland; executive director Central European Sales Operations, executive director Ford Europe Ford Motor Company, 1999. Chief procurement officer Royal Phillips Electronics, Amsterdam, 2003—2008. Head supply chain management, chief sustainability officer, member managing board Siemens AG, Munich, since 2008.

      Member board director European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), 2003.

    Connections

    • Married.
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    Born February 26, 1954
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      Marketing manager, Nestl+? Societe Anonyme
      Germany
    • 1984
      management, consultant McKinsey & Company
    • 1989
      vice president, Asea Brown Boveri Aktiengesellschaft (ABB)
    • 1999
      executive, director Ford Europe Ford Motor Company
    • 1999
      executive, director Ford Europe Ford Motor Company
    • 2003 - 2008
      chief procurement officer, Royal Phillips Electronics
      Amsterdam, New York, United States
    • 2008
      head, managing board Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 2008
      chief sustainability officer, managing board Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 2008
      member, managing board Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
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