VIDEO: Ulrich Spiesshofer now officially helming ABB as CEO
By Anthony Capkun
September 16, 2013 – Ulrich Spiesshofer has succeeded Joe Hogan as chief executive officer of ABB following a three-month transition period announced earlier this year. Hogan will continue as advisor to the board until the end of March 2014.
“Ulrich Spiesshofer has an outstanding track record forming and developing high-performing teams, and has demonstrated excellent strategy and execution skills,” said Hubertus von Grunberg, chair of the board, in a welcoming statement.
“I look forward to working with ABB’s strong team to deliver continued profitable growth against our strategy and create long-term value for our customers, employees and shareholders,” said Spiesshofer. “In these challenging economic times, we will focus as a team relentlessly on customer satisfaction, quality and execution.”