Claudio Facchin

President, Power Grids business, ABB

Claudio Facchin has been President of Power Grids Division and Member of the Group Executive Committee at Abb Ltd., since January 2016. He was President of Power Systems division, Member of the Group Executive Committee at ABB Ltd from December 1, 2013. Before that, he has been Head of ABB in North Asia. Over the past four years he has managed ABB's business in China, Japan and South Korea. Before that, he was Global Head of Business Unit Substations systems within the Power Systems division from 2004 to 2009 and for the global services unit in the power business from 2002 to 2004. He joined the Company in 1995 in Italy, where he held senior positions in sales, project management and service within force operations. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. From 1990 until 1994, he worked in France for Trane Co. and Valeo SA in a number of operational positions, as well as marketing and sales.

Session III : The future energy system: a 2030 horizon (13/11)
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An evolving grid: A Technology Perspective