|[February 01, 2013]
Siemens Reaffirms Support for Guard and Reserve Employees
WASHINGTON --(Business Wire)--
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of
Defense agency, announced Judy Marks, President and CEO, Siemens (News - Alert)
Government Technologies, Inc., will sign a Statement of Support for the
Guard and Reserve at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 4, 2013. Marks will
sign the pledge in a ceremony at the Pentagon and will be joined by
Lieutenant General William J. Troy, Director of the Army Staff and ESGR
National Chair James Rebholz.
This Statement of Support reaffirms that Siemens joins other employers
We fully recognize, honor and enforce the Uniformed Services
Employment and Re-Employment Rights Act (USERRA).
Our managers and supervisors will have the tools they need to
effectively manage those employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.
We appreciate the values, leadership and unique skills service members
bring to the workforce and will encourage opportunities to hire
Guardsmen, Reservists and Veterans.
We will continually recognize and support our country's service
members and their families in peace, in crises and in war.
"Supportive employers like Siemens are critical to maintaining the
readiness and strength of the nation's Guard and Reserve units and allow
Guardsmen and Reservists the opportunity to serve our country more
effectively and with greater peace of mind," said James Rebholz, ESGR
National Chair. "By signing this Statement of Support, Siemens sends a
clear message they stand committed to their military employees and
recognize the integrity, global prspective and proven leadership they
bring to the workplace."
Siemens was honored with the Secretary of Defense Employer Support
Freedom Award in 2012. The Freedom Award is the nation's highest
recognition for employers supporting Guard and Reserve members.
"Siemens actively seeks to hire the best and the brightest for positions
around the country and our service men and women possess unique skill
sets and training that make them outstanding employees," said Marks. "We
are so proud to support our employees who serve in the Guard and
Reserves and know that these brave and talented men and women make our
company even stronger."
Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG (News - Alert), a global
powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the
industry, energy, healthcare, infrastructure and cities sectors. For
more than 160 years, Siemens has built a reputation for leading-edge
innovation and the quality of its products, services and solutions.
Siemens in the USA reported revenue of around $20 billion and employs
approximately 60,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
For more information on Siemens in the United States, visit www.usa.siemens.com.
About Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. is a Federally-compliant U.S.
organization structured to provide answers for some of the nation's most
challenging issues within the Federal market in infrastructure, energy,
industry and healthcare. The company is the leading integrator for
Siemens' innovative products, technologies and services to meet the
needs of Federal customers. For more information on Siemens Government
Technologies, Inc. please visit http://www.siemensgovt.com/.
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is a Department of Defense
agency established in 1972 to develop and maintain employer support for
Guard and Reserve service. ESGR advocates relevant initiatives,
recognizes outstanding support, increases awareness of applicable laws,
and resolves conflict between service members and employers.
More information about the ceremony and ESGR Employer Outreach Programs
is available at www.ESGR.mil
or by contacting Tom Bullock, Chief, Employer Outreach, at (571)
372-0709, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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