Ulrich Spiesshofer takes over as ABB’s new CEO

Ulrich Spiesshofer takes over as ABB’s new CEO
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.

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