Peter Y. Solmssen
General Counsel and Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG since October 2007. In addition to his role as General Counsel he is responsible for the Americas Region.
Prior to joining Siemens, Solmssen was for five years Executive Vice President and General Counsel of GE Healthcare, one of the six operating units of General Electric Company, based in Chalfont St Giles, UK. He joined GE in 1998 as Vice President and General Counsel of GE Plastics in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
From 1989-1998 Solmssen was a senior partner in law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP specializing in M&A and securities law.
Solmssen received his JD, cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was Articles Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and his AB magna cum laude from Harvard University. He also studied law at Brasenose College, Oxford University, UK, on a Knox Fellowship.