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Business Summary
Logo ABB Ltd
ABB is one of the world's leaders in the design, production and marketing of industrial equipment. Net sales break down by family of products and services as follows:

- electrical transmission and distribution products and systems (56.8%): transformers, medium-voltage electrical distribution systems (circuit breakers, switches, fuses, transducers, etc.), high-voltage electrical distribution systems (condensers, switches, etc.), and automated systems for use in electrical plants. The group also offers turnkey installation services for transmission systems;

- automation systems (42.6%): electrical protection systems and instruments for measuring and controlling fluids, production process control systems (primarily for the oil and gas, chemical and pharmaceutical, marine, mining, and paper industries). ABB also manufactures and markets robots and modular systems;

- other (0.6%).

Net sales are distributed geographically as follows: Europe (34.5%), Asia/Middle East/Africa (37.2%) and Americas (28.3%).

Number of employees : 134 800 people.
Sales per Businesses
CHF (in Million)%CHF (in Million)%
Power Grids10,25930.6%9,75129% -4.94%
Electrification Products8,61825.7%9,44328.1% +9.57%
Discrete Automation & Motion8,05224%---
Process Automation6,35518.9%---
Corporate & Other58.150.2%206.770.6% +255.55%
Robotics and Motion--7,76123.1%-
Industrial Automation--6,62119.7%-
Sales per Regions
CHF (in Million)%CHF (in Million)%
Europe11,15333.2%11,65834.7% +4.53%
Asia, Middle East and Africa8,25424.6%7,49522.3% -9.2%
United States6,33518.9%6,75720.1% +6.66%
China4,33512.9%5,06815.1% +16.91%
Americas3,2669.7%2,8078.3% -14.07%
Ulrich Spiesshofer552005President & Chief Executive Officer
Peter R. Voser602015Chairman
Timo J. Ihamuotila532017Chief Financial Officer
Jacob Wallenberg631999Vice Chairman
Matti Juhani Alahuhta, PhD672014Independent Non-Executive Director
David Constable582015Independent Non-Executive Director
Frederico Fleury Curado EMBA582016Independent Non-Executive Director
David W. Meline, MBA612016Independent Non-Executive Director
Satish Pai582016Independent Non-Executive Director
Lars Einar Förberg, MBA542017Independent Non-Executive Director
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Stock A 1 2,168,148,264 2,132,020,153 98.3% 36,128,111 1.7% 98.3%
Investor AB (Investment Company) 232,165,142 10.7%
Cevian Capital AB 115,868,333 5.34%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 48,253,096 2.23%
Alecta Pension Insurance Mutual 41,161,325 1.90%
Artisan Partners LP 36,869,427 1.70%
ABB Ltd. 36,359,541 1.68%
Norges Bank Investment Management 35,801,905 1.65%
UBS AG (Investment Management) 30,665,766 1.41%
Swedbank Robur Fonder AB 28,342,847 1.31%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 24,208,881 1.12%
ABB India Ltd (500002) 158,931,28175.0%3,032,248,321 USD
ABB Ltd (ABBN) 36,359,5411.68%690,548,765 USD
Markets and indexes
- SIX Swiss Exchange
- Domestic Standard
- FTSE Eurotop 100 / OMX Stockholm 30, SMI, Stoxx Europe 50
Stock Exchange Codes
- Bloomberg Code :  
- Reuters Code :  ABBN.S
- Datastream Code :  S:ABB
Company contact information
44 Affolternstrasse
PO Box 8131
CH-8050 Zürich, Zürich

Phone : +41 (0)43 317 71 11
Fax : +41 (0)43 317 79 58
Internet : http://www.abb.com
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