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ABB announces Björn Rosengren as Chief Executive Officer

ABB announces Björn Rosengren as Chief Executive Officer

August 16, 2019 - The Board of ABB has appointed Björn Rosengren, as Chief Executive Officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020. At that time Peter Voser will revert to his position at ABB solely as Chairman of the Board.

Björn Rosengren (60), a Swedish citizen, is an international executive and leader of industrial businesses. He has been the CEO of Sandvik, a high-tech global engineering group, since 2015. During this time, he has overseen the implementation of a decentralized structure of Sandvik. Prior to that, he was CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation, which manufactures and services power sources and other equipment for the marine and energy markets (2011-2015) and spent some thirteen years (1998-2011) in a variety of management roles at Atlas Copco, a provider of sustainable productivity solutions.

About ABB

ABB is a specialist with a comprehensive offering for digital industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB focuses on digital industries with four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by its common ABB Ability digital platform.

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