Prior to his appointment as CEO, he started his career at Siemens Engineering, Project Management from 1992 to 1994. Between 1994 and 1996 he worked in Sales for Power Plant Automation. Eberle was responsible for setting up sales/engineering SPPA Nanjing (CN) from 1996 to 1998. He also worked in Siemens Management Consulting from 1998 to 2005, and served as the Head of Business Segment Low Voltage Transformers from 2005 to 2008. Subsequently, he moved to become the Head of Business Segment Control Components from 2008 to 2011 before he was appointed as the CEO of Business Unit Industrial Automation Systems. He served in this position from 2011 to 2014.