Edward (Ed) Carr is Compliance Officer for Siemens Corp. and was appointed in February 2010. In this role, Mr. Carr oversees the ethics and compliance program for the company’s $2 billion global software business. Mr. Carr is also responsible for the ethics and compliance program for Siemens Industry Automation Division within the United States. Mr. Carr is a member of the Siemens PLM Software executive team, chairs a quarterly Compliance Review Board, and leads a team of global compliance officers.
Prior to joining Siemens, Mr. Carr spent 18 months developing and implementing an ethics and compliance program for Avanade, Inc., a joint venture between Microsoft and Accenture. Prior to Avanade Inc., Mr. Carr spent 24 years with The Boeing Company, where he held management positions in manufacturing, finance, corporate audit, and compliance. Mr. Carr developed a global ethics program with over 100 ethics advisors and led the Office of Ethics and Business Conduct during a time Boeing was addressing several ethical failures.
Mr. Carr earned a Bachelor’s in Accounting and a Masters of Science in Finance degree from Seattle University. He completed a one year Executive Leadership Program at the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Carr is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Carr is a Board member of the Ethics and Compliance Officers Association. He has served on the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl (IEB) committee, written cases for national competitions and chaired the IEB Northwest Regional IEB competition for five years. Mr. Carr has also participated as an IEB judge at a regional and national level for the past nine years. He participates as a member of regional Ethics and Compliance Officer Forums, including the Northwest Ethics Network and the UTD Ethics and Compliance Officers Forum. Mr. Carr also served as a Commissioner with the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission from 2008 to 2010 and is an alumnus of Seattle’s Leadership Tomorrow program.