ABB Australia announces that Ulrich Spiesshofer has taken over as chief executive officer of ABB, the leading power and automation technology group. Ulrich Spiesshofer succeeds Joe Hogan, who 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. He added that Spiesshofer enjoys the full support of the entire Board.
ABB announced Spiesshofer’s appointment as CEO on June 17.
Spiesshofer looks forward to working with ABB’s strong team to deliver continued profitable growth against their strategy and create long-term value for customers, employees and shareholders.