ABB's board appoints Jürgen Dormann president and ceo


Zurich, Switzerland— ABB 's board of directors announced Sept. 5 that Jürgen Dormann, ABB's board chairman, will immediately assume operational leadership of the ABB Group, aiming to speed up effective implementation of the company's strategy.

Jörgen Centerman has resigned as ABB's president and ceo, and as a member of the ABB Board of Directors.

Mr. Dormann says that under his leadership, ABB will continue to concentrate on its core activities in the fields of power and automation technologies. "Additionally, at the same time, we will work hard to rebuild investors' confidence with a strong emphasis on improving operational performance and transparency," says Mr. Dormann.

Mr. Dorman has been a member of the ABB Board of Directors since 1998, and has served as its chairman since November 2001.

Control Engineering Daily News Desk
Dick Johnson, senior editor

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