ABB has appointed Noel Hupont as Managing Director (MD) and Head of Electrification Business for Vietnam, effective October 2019. He succeeds Brian Hull who has moved to lead the Power Grids (PG) business in Vietnam following ABB’s announcement of the planned divestment of the global PG business to Hitachi to complete by June 2020.
Noel has been involved in different management roles in his 20 years in ABB Mexico and ABB France and has most recently served as Local Division Manager for Electrification in ABB France. Noel brings a deep understanding of market trends and the challenges that the industries are facing.
In his role, Noel will continue to focus on strengthening ABB’s relationship with its customers and partners in the utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure sectors, to help accelerate sustainable value creation for their businesses.
“I am excited to be here in a growing country which is experiencing fast paced urbanization. I look forward to working with the ABB team in Vietnam and our local customers and partners to explore opportunities in e-mobility, industrial automation and digitalization. As a pioneering technology leader, ABB will continue to bring innovative solutions to help customers achieve energy efficiency, optimize productivity and reduce environmental impacts. We are committed to supporting a safe, smart and sustainable future for Vietnam”, said Mr. Noel Hupont.
Noel holds a bachelor’s degree of Engineering in Electro-Mechanical from Les Compagnons Du Devoir in France and a Master of Business Administration from University of Barcelona in Spain.
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader that is driving the digital transformation of industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB has four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by the ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB’s Power Grids business will be divested to Hitachi in 2020. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com.