Born 1965
Italian citizen

Claudio Facchin

President, Power Grids business
Member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd, Switzerland



Degree in Mechanical Engineering, with major in Industrial Engineering,
Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Professional experience


2016 to date

President, Power Grids business 
Member of the Group Executive Committee, ABB Ltd, Switzerland

2013 – 2015

President, Power Systems division
Member of the Group Executive Committee, ABB Ltd, Switzerland

2010 – 2013

Head of ABB’s North Asia region, Chairman and President of ABB (China) Ltd, Beijing, China

2004 – 2009

Head of Global Business Unit Substations, Zurich, Switzerland

2002 – 2004

Manager of the global Service unit under the Utilities division, Zurich, Switzerland

2000 – 2002

General manager and sales manager for the High Voltage business unit, Italy

1997 – 2000

Service Manager for Power Transmission and Distribution, Italy

1995 – 1997

Sales and Project manager, Substations unit, Italy

Valeo SA

1993 – 1994

Account Manager, Electric starter motors and generators, France

Trane Co.

1990 – 1993

Various roles, from sales engineer to product manager, commercial and residential HVAC, France

Board memberships

- Member of the Board of ABB (China) Ltd