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Portrait de Ulrich Spiesshofer
Age : 54
Public asset : 9,232,569 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : ABB Ltd.

Summary 
Dr. Ulrich Spiesshofer is President & Chief Executive Officer at ABB Ltd.

He is on the Board of Directors at Baldor Electric Co. Dr. Spiesshofer was previously employed as Senior Partner by Roland Berger AG, a Managing Director by AT Kearney International AG, Member-Australian Leadership Team by A.T. Kearney Australia Pty Ltd., Manager, Principal & Associate by A.T. Kearney GmbH, and Member-Management Board by ABB Oy.

He received his graduate degree from Universität Stuttgart, an MBA from Universität Stuttgart and a doctorate degree from Universität Stuttgart.


Current positions of Ulrich Spiesshofer 
NameTitle Since
ABB Ltd.
(Heavy Electrical Equipment)
President & Chief Executive Officer 2005
Baldor Electric Co. Director 2011


Holdings of Ulrich Spiesshofer 
NameEquities%Valuation
ABB Ltd (ABBN)
Heavy Electrical Equipment
344,4540.016%9,232,569 USD


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Biography of Ulrich Spiesshofer 
Ulrich Spiesshofer (born 26 March 1964), is the chief executive officer of the ABB Group, a leading power and automation technology company, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. He took up the role on 15 September 2013, succeeding Joe Hogan. Previously, Spiesshofer had headed ABB’s Discrete Automation and Motion division, which includes the company’s robotics, motors and drives businesses.

Life and career
Spiesshofer was born in Aalen, in the southwestern German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. He holds a PhD in economics as well as a Master’s degree in business administration and engineering from the University of Stuttgart.

From 1991 to 2002, Spiesshofer worked for AT Kearney management consultants, rising to become the managing director of AT Kearney International, during which time he ran consulting businesses in industries including oil and gas, utilities, telecommunications and automotive, in Europe, Asia and the Americas. He then spent three years as a senior partner and global head of the operations practice at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Switzerland.

Spiesshofer joined ABB in 2005 as Executive Committee member responsible for strategy development. In 2010, he was appointed Head of Discrete Automation and Motion, one of ABB’s five divisions. There, he led the acquisition of Baldor Electric, the largest maker of industrial motors in North America. It was ABB’s biggest acquisition to date with a purchase price of $4.2 billion.

Spiesshofer is an avid skier, sailor and amateur musician, accomplished at the clarinet, saxophone and accordion. He lives with his wife and two children in Zurich.



Source @ Wikipedia



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Investor AB (Private Equity)
Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
Cercle Montesquieu SCI
Catalyst, Inc.


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