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ABB Ltd (ABB)


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ABB Ltd

Affolternstrasse 44
Zurich 8050
Switzerland
41 43 317 7111
http://new.abb.com

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryDiversified Machinery
Full Time Employees132,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Ulrich SpiesshoferChief Exec. Officer and PresN/AN/A53
Ms. Diane de Saint VictorHeal of Legal & Integrity, Gen. Counsel and Sec.N/AN/A62
Mr. Jean-Christophe DeslarzesChief HR OfficerN/AN/A54
Mr. Bernhard JuckerChairman of Divisional Transformation and Pres of Europe RegionN/AN/A63
Mr. Greg ScheuHead of Group Service & Bus. Integration and Pres of Americas RegionN/AN/A56
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.

Description

ABB Ltd manufactures and sells electrification, robotics and motion, power grid, and industrial automation products for utilities, transportation, infrastructure, and industrial customers worldwide. The company provides modular substation packages, distribution automation products, circuit breakers, measuring and sensing devices, control products, wiring accessories, enclosures and cabling systems, low- and medium-voltage switchgears, switches, DIN rail components, and installation materials for building, data center, rail, wind and solar, food and beverage, marine, and oil and gas industries. It also offers motors, generators, variable speed drives, robots and robotics, solar inverters, wind converters, rectifiers, and excitation systems, as well as power quality and protection solutions, electric vehicle fast charging infrastructure solutions, and components and subsystems for railways, and related services for discrete automation, process industries, transportation, and utilities. In addition, the company 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. Further, it manufactures and sells an array of high-voltage products, including switchgears, capacitors, and power transmission systems, as well as power, distribution, and traction transformers; and supplies power and automation products, systems, and service and software solutions for power generation, transmission, and distribution to utility, industry, transportation, and infrastructure customers. The company has a strategic collaboration with IBM to develop industrial artificial intelligence solutions. ABB Ltd was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

Corporate Governance

ABB Ltd’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of May 1, 2017 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.