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ABB appoints Doug Schuster to lead Thomas & Betts globally


June 14, 2016
By Renée Francoeur


June 14, 2016 – ABB has appointed Doug Schuster global leader of Thomas & Betts, the installation products business it acquired in May 2012. He joins ABB from Eaton Corporation, where he led its Critical Power Solutions division globally. He will be based in Memphis, Tenn., where ABB’s Electrification Products Americas division is headquartered.

“We are delighted to welcome Doug on board,” said Greg Scheu, head of ABB in the Americas. “Thomas & Betts is a great business, which is now fully integrated within ABB. We have a portfolio of strong product brands and a reputation for class-leading logistics. We are confident that he can take this business to the next level of success.”

Schuster has more than 30 years experience in the industry, ABB says. He started his career with Westinghouse’s electrical business, which Eaton acquired in 1994.

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