Bernd Montag joined Siemens in 1995. He held positions in corporate quality management and sales in the hearing aid business before moving to the imaging systems unit in 1999, where he served as a product manager for computed tomography and as the head of marketing for the magnetic resonance business. In 2004, he assumed overall responsibility for computed tomography, and in 2008, he was named President of the imaging and therapy division, which combined the overall business of diagnostic imaging and image-guided therapies. Bernd Montag completed his studies in Physics at the Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nuremberg, and earned a Ph.D. in theoretical multi-particle physics. He was born in Munich, Germany, in 1969.