David Pacyna is Senior Vice President & General Manager of the NAFTA Transmission & Distribution Divisions of Siemens Energy Inc (SEI). He has served in this capacity since January 2009, when Siemens formally brought together its power generation, T&D, and oil & gas businesses to form SEI. Siemens is a leading provider of transmission & distribution technology and smart grid solutions, serving electric utility and industrial customers throughout North America and around the world. Siemens maintains over 20 locations throughout the NAFTA region to deliver manufactured product, developed software solutions, systems engineering expertise, T&D network analysis/consulting, turnkey project execution, and complete service capability. Prior to that, David Pacyna served as the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution, Inc. (SPT&D). He had served in this capacity since 2002. David Pacyna came to SPT&D from Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation in Orlando, where, he was a member of the senior management team and served as the Vice President in charge of Global Business Strategy.
David Pacyna began his career in the power industry in 1984 at the Westinghouse Electric Corporation. When Siemens acquired Westinghouse from CBS in August 1998, he was the vice president of power generation sales for Latin America and Canada and in 1999, was named vice president in charge of global business strategy. He has extensive international experience within the power industry, having led project development, and sales and marketing efforts in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the former Soviet Union, Turkey, Canada, and Latin and South America. David Pacyna is also currently serving as a member of the U.S. National Executive Committee of CIGRE. He is a Member of the Board of the Power Equipment Division of the National Electric Manufacturers Association (NEMA). David Pacyna holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from Union College in Schenectady, NY. He and his wife, Andrea, reside in Raleigh, North Carolina, with their two children.