Andreas Helget studied process engineering and chemical engineering at the Technical University of Berlin and received his doctorate in 1996 in the field of system dynamics and control engineering at the University of Stuttgart. This was followed by professional assignments with the BASF Group in Ludwigshafen and Antwerp, and finally the management of the specialist department for the optimization of process engineering production processes. In 2004, Helget joined Siemens in Erlangen, Germany, in the Oil and Gas Solutions division, where he managed sales and operations, first for Germany and then with worldwide responsibility. Since April 2016 Andreas Helget has been Managing Director of Yokogawa Deutschland GmbH. In 2017, he also took over as Managing Director for Yokogawa Austria, and in 2018 also for Yokogawa Switzerland. Andreas Helget (57) has been Vice President Operations for Yokogawa Europe since April 2019.