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Siemens Aligns with the Association of Diversity Councils

PRISM Press Release, April 6, 2006

For Additional Information Contact: Paula Davis, (212) 258-4260, paula.davis@siemens.com

Iselin, N.J., April 6, 2006 - In an effort to advance the development of diversity leadership and practices within corporations throughout North America, Siemens Corporation announced today a sponsorship agreement with the Association of Diversity Councils (ADC). In addition, Siemens became a corporate member of the ADC.

As part of the sponsorship, Siemens will provide technology to the ADC that will enable the Association to expand its membership services through the hosting of online meetings and conferences.

"The ADC provides a host of vehicles for members of Siemens diversity councils to share best practices as well as learn from other passionate diversity practitioners across the United States," said Joseph Santana, Senior Director, Diversity, Siemens Corporation. "The relationship will support Siemens goal of fully leveraging innovation throughout the multicultural markets and communities where we operate."

ADC is a North American networking group that provides educational resources to its members who represent corporate diversity councils throughout the country. ADC is a division of PRISM International, Inc. Over the years, Siemens has partnered with PRISM to provide diversity and cross-cultural employee training, strategy development, executive consulting and measurement.


About Siemens
Siemens AG (NYSE:SI) is one of the largest global electronics and engineering companies with reported worldwide sales of $96 billion in fiscal 2005. Founded nearly 160 years ago, the company is a leader in the areas of Medical, Power, Automation and Control, Transportation, Information and Communications, Lighting, Building Technologies, Water Technologies and Services and Home Appliances. With its U.S. corporate headquarters in New York City, Siemens in the USA has sales of $18.8 billion and employs approximately 70,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico. Eleven of Siemens’ worldwide businesses are based in the United States. With its global headquarters in Munich, Siemens AG and its subsidiaries employ 460,000 people in 190 countries. For more information on Siemens in the United States: www.usa.siemens.com.

About the Association of Diversity Councils
The Association of Diversity Councils is a practice group of PRISM International, Inc. and the premier resource for diversity and inclusion council professionals dedicated to increasing the impact, effectiveness and recognition of diversity councils as an essential partner in developing; implementing and maintaining a strategic diversity focus within organizations. Visit www.DiversityCouncil.com or call 1.866.220.6370.

About PRISM International, Inc.
PRISM International, Inc., is a WBENC-certified, full-service provider of innovative, proven diversity/inclusion, cross-cultural, and harassment prevention strategies, consulting services, training programs and products. PRISM’s performance solutions have assisted over 160 organizations in 21 countries in creating a proven systemic process and best-in-practices tactics for leveraging opportunities in their workforce, workplace and marketplace. Visit www.PrismDiversity.com or call 1.888.997.7476.

 

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