Peter has been in his current position since January 2015. He joined ABB in 1994 in Corporate Research, where he held local and global responsibilities in R&D and management in Switzerland, Germany, and for ABB Group. In 2001, he was promoted to Chief Technology Officer for the Process Industries business and subsequently assumed this role also for the larger and newly founded Automation Technologies division. He also served as local division manager and company president for the Process Automation businesses in Switzerland and Germany, respectively. From 2005-2011, he served as the Chief Technology Officer of the ABB Group. Prior to being appointed President of the Industrial Automation division, Peter was based in Mannheim, Germany where he led ABB’s Central Europe Region and was also Country Manager for ABB in Germany from 2011 until 2014.
President, Industrial Automation Division