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ABB has announced that Maria Varsellona (49) succeeds Diane de Saint Victor at the company headquarters.

ABB has announced that Maria Varsellona (49) succeeds Diane de Saint Victor at the company headquarters.

Ms. Varsellona will initially be entrusted with the task of General Counsel as of November 1, 2019, making her one of the Executive Committee members. De Saint Victor will remain company secretary until March 31, 2020; as of April 1, 2020, this task will be taken over by Ms. Varsellona as well.

Varsellona has extensive experience in various industrial companies, most recently as president and chief legal officer of Nokia Technologies. Before that she was a senior executive at General Electric.

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ABB takes over from rival GE for $ 2.6 billion (€ 2.2 billion) its electrification business .........

ABB takes over from rival GE for $ 2.6 billion (€ 2.2 billion) its electrification business .........

and further expands its market position in the US.
With the acquisition of & c. ABB reports the backlog to the French Schneider Group.

GE Industrial Solutions generates $ 2.7 billion ($ 2.3 billion) in assets, utilities and power distribution software In its electrification products business, ABB sells almost four times as much.

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ABB and Northvolt have signed an agreement in principle for a far-reaching supply and technology partnership .............

ABB and Northvolt have signed an agreement in principle for a far-reaching supply and technology partnership .............

, i. It includes products and services for Northvolt's state-of-the-art lithium-ion battery factory. In addition, the partnership foresees close collaboration in the development of battery solutions and other research and development activities.

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Timo Ihamuotila will become the new CFO and a member of the executive committee at ABB with effect from 1.4.2017.

Timo Ihamuotila will become the new CFO and a member of the executive committee at ABB with effect from 1.4.2017.

The present financial director Eric Elzvik will train the newcomer and then continue his career outside ABB. Ihamuotila comes from the Nokia Group, where he has been financial director since 2009.

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As we have heard rumoured, the former regional boss of ABB Schweiz (Frau Dr. Barbara Frei, 46) is apparently.........

As we have heard rumoured, the former regional boss of ABB Schweiz (Frau Dr. Barbara Frei, 46) is apparently.........

going to move to Schneider Electric as Germany boss. Barbara Frei, described as a superwoman by a Swiss business magazine, has in addition held a seat in the board of directors of Swisscom for 4 years.

Since 1998 she has been working in the ABB Group in a variety of leading positions, having been among other things national director for ABB in the Czech Republic, Italy and head of the Mediterranean Region, where she had overall responsibility for billions of Swiss francs.

In Germany Schneider Electric’s companies include APC, Merten, Pelco and Ritto.

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