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ABB Ltd. (ABB)

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ABB Ltd.
Affolternstrasse 44
Zurich, 8050
Switzerland - Map
Phone: 41 43 317 71 11
Fax: 41 43 317 44 20

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Industrial Goods
Industry:Diversified Machinery
Full Time Employees:145,000

Business Summary 

ABB Ltd provides power and automation technologies for utility and industrial customers worldwide. The company’s Power Products segment offers switchgears, circuit breakers, capacitors, surge arresters, cable accessories, high voltage components, reclosers, fuses, contactors, relays, sensors, motor control centers, ring main units, and modular systems; and power, traction, distribution, and other special transformers. Its Power Systems segment provides integrated power and automation solutions; alternating current (AC) and direct current transmission systems; flexible AC systems technologies; land and submarine cables, as well as accessories and services for medium-to high-voltage AC and DC systems; air-and gas-insulated substations; and network management solutions. This segment also offers support agreements and retrofits, spare parts, service, and training; and consulting services. The company’s Discrete Automation and Motion segment provides motors, generators, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers, robots and robotics, solar inverters, wind converters, rectifiers, excitation systems, and related services for discrete automation, process industries, transportation, and utilities. Its Low Voltage Products segment provides protection, control, and measurement for electrical installations; enclosures, switchboards, electronics, and electromechanical devices for industrial machines and plants; products for wiring and cable management, cable protection systems, power connection, and safety; and building control systems for home and building automation. The company’s Process Automation segment develops and sells control and plant optimization systems, automation products and solutions, and industry-specific application services for the oil, gas, petrochemicals, metals and minerals, marine and turbocharging, pulp and paper, chemical and pharmaceuticals, and power industries. ABB Ltd was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Key Executives 
Mr. Ulrich Spiesshofer , 50
Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Eric Elzvik , 54
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Ms. Diane de Saint Victor , 59
Heal of Legal & Integrity, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Mr. Jean-Christophe Deslarzes , 51
Head of HR
Mr. Bernhard Jucker , 60
Head of Power Products Division
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in USD.