Starting from March the 1st, 2020, ABB will be subject to an important change at top.
The ABB board has in fact appointed Björn Rosengren as the new CEO of the company, replacing Peter Voser, who will back in his previous role of Chairman of the Board.
Rosengren is Swedish and he has solid experience in leadership roles within the global corporation: during the last four years he has been CEO of Sandvik, a Swedish firm that specialized in tools and equipment for industry; previously he was CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation and, before that, he held several managerial roles at Atlas Copco.
As stated in the press release recently issued by the company, the ABB board has chosen Rosengren for its ability to “establish successful decentralized organizations, empower people and demonstrate a culture of cooperation and high performance.”
Regarding the new appointment, the soon-to-be CEO said: “I am honored to have the opportunity to join ABB, a truly global technology leader after I have completed my current commitments. At such a pivotal time for manufacturing industries, ABB must continue to best serve the needs of global customers with unique technology and digital solutions portfolios to help enhance their productivity. I look forward to working with my new colleagues around the globe to enhance value through the delivery of the group strategy and fully empowering our businesses and people.”