“IF I WAS A MAN THERE WOULDN’T HAVE BEEN SO MUCH NOISE,” SAYS KUGEL

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When Siemens announced that Chief Human Resources Officer Janina Kugel was stepping down last July, the media reacted with more surprise and wonder than usual. “The reaction to females in powerful roles is different than those to men,” she says. In part one, Kugel reflects on her seven-year tenure at the company and talks about dealing with HR issues in a complex and ever-changing landscape.

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