Siemens probe sparks German governance debate


By Georgina Prodhan FRANKFURT, Dec 20 (Reuters) - An investigation into suspected bribery and embezzlement at German corporate icon Siemens has reignited a wider debate about corporate governance in Europe's biggest economy. As Siemens' supervisory board chief finds himself responsible for an internal investigation into hundreds of millions of euros that disappeared from Siemens' accounts during his tenure as chief executive, the common practice of CEOs sliding into the chairman's role ...

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