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14
Aug

The ABB Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren (60),.....

The ABB Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren (60), a Swedish citizen, as the new CEO. Rosengren will join ABB on February 1, 2020, succeeding Peter Voser on March 1, 2020; thereafter Voser will resume his position with ABB as Chairman of the Board.

Rosengren comes from Sandvik, where he served as CEO since 2015, before that he was with Wärtsilä Corp. and 13 years with Atlas Copco, i.e. he is a very experienced industrial manager whom ABB needs in the next phase of its transformation.

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Jacob Tarn was appointed CEO of the lighting specialist Ledvance (formerly Osram) on February 1st. Dr. Tarn will manage the company from its headquarters in Garching. 

Jacob Tarn was appointed CEO of the lighting specialist Ledvance (formerly Osram) on February 1st. Dr. Tarn will manage the company from its headquarters in Garching. 

Dr.Tarn comes from Samsung Electronics and he is a specialist with 30 years of international experience in the business.

For Tim Yun Chen, chairman of Ledvance, Tarn is undoubtedly the ideal candidate to lead Ledvance into a new era of success.

Rüdiger Tibbe, who temporarily held the role of CEO, will continue his work as Chief Transformation Officer at Ledvance and will be responsible for the operational implementation of the transformation.

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