Ralf Leinen has worked for Siemens for 28 years and is currently working for Siemens South Africa. He was born in Germany where he obtained his education in Electrical Engineering and Business Administration. His career started in sales at Siemens Germany, whereafter he became a product manager for Siemens USA. He went back to Siemens Germany as Head of Promotion and 3 years later became head of Business Development.
After 4 years as the director Sales and Marketing, he became the Vice president of Business Development. In March 2017 he relocated to South Africa and started as the Vice President Digital Factory / Process Industries and Drives for Southern & Eastern Africa