Markus was appointed CEO of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy on May 8, 2017.

Prior to this position, he served as CEO of Siemens Wind Power for four years, where he helped to transform the business into a highly profitable and forward-looking global enterprise. Markus has more than 20 years of experience in the energy and power generation industry, and has held senior positions in Germany, the Czech Republic, India, Brazil and Sweden. From 2014 to 2016, he served as Chairman of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)/Wind Europe.