Ulrich Spiesshofer takes over as ABB’s new CEO

Ulrich Spiesshofer takes over as ABB’s new CEO
Published: 20 September 2013


Ulrich Spiesshofer has succeeded Joe Hogan as chief executive officer of ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, following the three-month orderly transition period announced earlier this year. Hogan will continue as advisor to the Board until the end of March 2014.

In a welcoming statement, Hubertus von Grünberg, Chairman of ABB’s Board of Directors, said: "Ulrich Spiesshofer has an outstanding track record forming and developing high performing teams and has demonstrated excellent strategy and execution skills.

“We look forward to a close cooperation with Ulrich to further develop ABB's power and automation business under his leadership,” he added.