Gunter Zwickl has taken over Siemens Pakistan as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the engineering firm, it emerged on Wednesday. The decision was taken by the company’s Board of Directors, in its September 25th meeting, after Bernhard Niessing, Zwickl’s predessor, resigned from his post. Zwickl is set to take charge from the first of next month as Bernhard’s resignation would be taking effect from September 30. Bernhard, however, would continue to remain on the company’s board as a member. Another appointment stamped in the Siemens Board meeting was that of Mohammad Rafi as a company secretary.