Josef Ackermann Will Resign From Siemens Supervisory Board

Sept. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Josef Ackermann, who stepped down as chairman of Zurich Insurance Group AG after the suicide of the company’s chief financial officer last month, said he will resign from the supervisory board of Siemens AG.

Ackermann, 65, said he will keep other posts. He spoke to reporters at a presentation of a book about his career in Berlin today.

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