Bazmi Husain was on 2 September 2015 appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of ABB India Ltd. Husain is a power and automation expert and has been with ABB for more than 30 years. Currently, he is working as Managing Director of ABB in India.
As a CTO, he will report to ABB’s CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer and will begin work as CTO with effect from 1 January 2016. He will be based in Bangalore office of ABB India along with an office in Switzerland.
He will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of ABB’s global Research and Development, which serves the entire company, its scientists and engineers.
Husain joined ABB in 1981 and managed a variety of local business units and divisions in India and Singapore before taking responsibility for ABB’s Corporate Research Center (CRC) in India in 2002. From 2009 to 2011, Husain was head of ABB’s Smart Grid industry segment initiative.
About ABB India Ltd
• With locations in seven countries, ABB brings together an international team of highly skilled scientists across a variety of disciplines. ABB spends 1.5 billion US dollars annually on R&D and employs around 8500 technologists.
• ABB India is a part of ABB (www.abb.com), a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility, industry, and transport and infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact.
• The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 140000 people.
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Who: Bazmi Husain
When: 2 September 2015