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ABB has appointed Zhiqiang Zhang as new Managing Director for China. Zhang succeeds Dr. Chunyuan Gu, who.........

ABB has appointed Zhiqiang Zhang as new Managing Director for China. Zhang succeeds Dr. Chunyuan Gu, who.........

has previously held this role in addition to his duties as Chairman of ABB China and President of the AMEA region (Asia, Middle East and Africa). The appointment will take effect on 1 October 2018.

Gu, remains Chairman of ABB China and also President of the EMEA region.

Zhang comes from Sandvik to ABB, where he was responsible for the Asia / Pacific region, and was president of Sandvik China. Previously he was with Nokia Siemens Networks and Siemens VDO.

Zhang reports to Gu and will be based in Beijing.

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Erol Kirilmaz (46) was appointed by the supervisory board with immediate effect as Managing Director Sales / Marketing.

Erol Kirilmaz (46) was appointed by the supervisory board with immediate effect as Managing Director Sales / Marketing.

This position was not previously represented at  management level. With this step, the supervisory board strengthens the customer perspective for Ledvance's ongoing transformation towards becoming one of the world leaders in LED general lighting.

Kirilmaz has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing in high-tech companies and over 10 years of market experience in the lighting industry - both in Germany and worldwide. Prior to joining Ledvance, Kirilmaz worked for Siemens and Osram.

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