Power, drives: ABB appoints North American division leaders

Norwalk, CT — ABB appointed new leadership for power and low-voltage drives areas of its North American businesses, effective Feb. 15.
By Control Engineering Staff February 7, 2008

Norwalk, CT

ABB

appointed new leadership for power and low-voltage drives areas of its North American businesses, effective Feb. 15.

Greg Scheu, currently senior vice president of ABB Automation Products division in North America, will oversee ABB’s Power Products division in North America, the largest of its businesses in the region. Rick Hepperla, local business unit manager of the company’s North American low voltage drives unit in New Berlin, WI, will take over Scheu’s position at Automation Products.

The appointments were announced at the recent ABB Power World event in Jacksonville, FL.ees “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.”

They report to Santacana and will also fill roles in global management teams in, will focus on strategic development and growth of Automation Products in the region; he report to Tom Sjoekvist in Automation Products, the company said.

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