ABB appoints Doan Van Hien as Vice President, Electrification Smart Power and Smart Buildings, Vietnam

• With the new role, Hien will be functionally responsible for ABB’s overall Electrification business in Vietnam

• With strong team and trusted local partners, Hien will drive adoption of technologies, supporting Vietnam in achieving progress of Net Zero commitment at CPO 26.

Hien has now officially started as Vice President, Electrification Smart Power and Smart Buildings from 1 November 2022 in addition to his current role as Vice President, Electrification Distribution Solutions. With this new role, Hien will be functionally responsible for the overall Electrification business in Vietnam including business development, sales, operations, and service.

Mr. Doan Van Hien
Mr. Doan Van Hien
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Hien joined ABB in 2004, held various senior management roles and used to lead many business initiatives across the utilities, infrastructure, transportation and industries, Hien brings tremendous experience of working closely with various key manufacturers and utilities in Vietnam. In addition, Mr. Hien also offers intensive knowledge of key market trends and innovative technology solutions focusing on carbon neutrality, future-proof operations through digital transformation.

“We are pleased that Hien has joined smart power and smart building division role. Being a valued member of ABB for nearly 20 years who possesses a solid background and leadership skills, I am confident that working together with our strong team and local partners, we will work closely with our customers, bringing Electrification of ABB in Vietnam to the next level," said Seunghun Lee, Vice President, Electrification Smart Power and Smart Buildings, Asia and Pacific Region.

Supporting progress of Vietnam’s commitment of Net Zero

To reach the net-zero carbon emission target by 2050, Vietnam will need to reduce carbon emissions, reduce pollution, and implement higher energy optimization in practical terms. The government has defined key areas that ared required to focus on such as transition torenewable energy; reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; use of electric vehicles (EVs); adoption of digital economy to address climate change, etc. ABB has solutions in place to support Vietnam’s emission targets from micro to macro level via revolution at a single home to it of a whole industry.

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ABB has solid track record in the country in powering smart buildings, smart industries, infrastructure as one of the earliest European investors into Vietnam in the year of 1990 and has recently been driving emerging segments such as data centers, electric vehicles in the context of rapid paced urbanization and surging demand for energy consumption in the country. ABB’s solutions combine ABB’s expertise and software, helping users to use energy efficiently, reduce energy consumption, optimize operation and cost and uptime.

“I am proud to be part of a team who works towards supporting Vietnam to implement the commitment of Net Zero and write a future of safe, smart and sustainable electrification for the country. With ABB’s long-standing history in the power business from home solutions to buildings and to infrastructure and industries, we have proven to be a leader,” said Doan Van Hien. “I couldn’t be more excited as we continue to drive progress and lead the way to a future of zero emission.”

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ABB’s power infrastructure helps CMC Tan Thuan Data Center ensure 24/7 uptime and consumer’s connection
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated. Building on more than 130 years of excellence, ABB’s ~105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation.

ABB’s Electrification Business Area is a global leader in electrical products and solutions, operating in more than 100 countries, with over 200 manufacturing sites. Our 50,000+ employees are dedicated to transforming how people live, connect and work by delivering safe, smart, and sustainable electrification solutions. We are shaping the future trends of electrification, differentiating through technological and digital innovation while delivering an outstanding experience through operational excellence for our customers across utilities, industry, buildings, infrastructure, and mobility. For more information visit https://go.abb/electrification

For more information please contact:

Media Relations
Thuy PhamThu

Phone: +84 24 37480999
Email: thuy.phamthu@vn.abb.com

Electrification Business, ABB Vietnam
19th Floor, Friendship Tower, No.31 Le Duan street, Ward Ben Nghe, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam

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