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Career
Mario Azar received his university education in the USA and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1989 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He started his career at Westinghouse Electric Corporation in 1990. Before and after the power generation business of Westinghouse was acquired by Siemens, Mr. Azar occupied various positions in Energy gaining broad and diverse experience in the business with International experience in China and Germany.

Mr. Azar was appointed CEO of the Solutions Business Unit in the Oil & Gas Division of Siemens’ Energy Sector effective in 2013. Prior to this appointment, he was Executive Vice President of Siemens Energy’s Gas Turbine Power Plant Solutions in the Fossil Power Generation Division since 2008 with responsibility for the business in North and South America.