ABB Announces Key Appointments

ABB, Norwalk, CT, a leading power and automation technology company, announced two key appointments to its North American management team. Greg Scheu, currently senior vice president of the company’s Automation Products division in North America, will now head ABB’s Power Products division in North America, the largest of ABB’s businesses in the region.

Rick Hepperla will move to senior vice president. He currently serves as local business unit manager of ABB’s North American low voltage drives unit based in New Berlin, WI.

The appointments are effective February 15, and were announced at ABB’s Power World event in Jacksonville, FL. Enrique Santacana, President and CEO of ABB Inc., noted that the moves reflected the company’s bullish outlook on the North American market.

“We’ve enjoyed market-leading success over the past several years, and this region had a lot to do with that,” Santacana says. “Greg and Rick have both been instrumental in the execution of our overall strategy focusing on energy efficiency, grid reliability and industrial productivity. I look forward to working closely with both of them going forward.”

Scheu will focus on the strategic development and continued profitable growth of Power Products in the region, particularly on the growing need of utilities and industrial customers for reliable electricity. Hepperla is responsible for strategic development and continued profitable growth of Automation Products in the region.

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