Siemens CEO deplores admiration for ‘pot smoker’ after his deputy praised Tesla


FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Siemens (DE: SIEGn ) Chief Executive Joe Kaeser on Friday lamented Germans who fail to recognize true visionaries and instead admire marijana smokers who talk about space travel, only days after his own deputy praised Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk. “Amusing opinions in our country: When a German chief executive proactively orients his company toward the future, he is regarded as “lofty” and “philosophical”.

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