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December 2020

Carolina Granat Becomes Chief Human Resources Officer for ABB

ABB has promoted Carolina Granat to Chief Human Resources Officer, commencing on January 1, 2021. She will join the Executive Committee as well. Carolina will then transition out of her current role as Global Head of People Development. She previously served Sandvik in roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately becoming Vice President of Human Resources for Sandvik Machining Solutions. Earlier in her career, she was a Manager of Human Resources for Boston Consulting Group’s Nordic region. She succeeds Sylvia Hill as Chief Human Resources Officer.

ABB is a corporation headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipment, and automation technology areas. ABB’s success is driven by about 110,000 talented employees in over 100 countries. The company generated revenues of $28.0 billion for fiscal year 2019.