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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hubertus von Gruenberg

71 2007 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Ulrich Spiesshofer

49 2013 Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Eric Elzvik

53 2013 Member of the Executive Committee, Chief Financial Officer

Diane de Saint Victor

59 2007 Member of the Executive Committee, General Counsel

Jean-Christophe Deslarzes

50 2013 Head of Human Resources and Member of the Executive Committee

Christoph Sieder

44 2014 Head of Group Corporate Communications

Frank Duggan

53 2011 Head of Global Markets, Member of the Executive Committee

Claudio Facchin

2013 Head of Power Systems Division, Member of the Executive Committee

Bernhard Jucker

58 2006 Head of Power Products division, Member of the Executive Committee

Tarak Mehta

46 2010 Head of Low Voltage Products division, Member of the Executive Committee

Veli-Matti Reinikkala

56 2006 Head of Process Automation division, Member of the Executive Committee

Greg Scheu

52 2013 Head of Acquisition Integration and North America, Member of the Executive Committee

Pekka Tiitinen

46 2013 Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Discrete Automation and Motion Division

Matti Alahuhta

62 2014 Director

Roger Agnelli

55 2002 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Michel De Rosen

62 2002 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Louis Hughes

65 2003 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Michael Treschow

71 2003 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Jacob Wallenberg

58 1999 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Ying Yeh

66 2011 Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors

Alanna Abrahamson

Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Hubertus von Gruenberg

Mr. Hubertus von Gruenberg has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of ABB Ltd since May 3, 2007. In addition, he is Member of the Supervisory Boards of Allianz Versicherungs AG, Germany and Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany. He also acts as Member of the Board of Directors of Schindler Holding, Switzerland. Prior to the currently held functions, Mr. von Gruenberg was active as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Directors at Continental AG between 1999 and 2009 and its Chief Executive Officer between 1991 and 1999. From 1971 and 1989, he held numerous positions at Alfred Teves GmbH, including Chairman of the Management Board and Head of Development and Technology, among others. Mr. von Gruenberg holds a Doctorate of Physics from Universitaet ze Koeln, which he earned in 1970.

Ulrich Spiesshofer

Mr. Ulrich Spiesshofer has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of ABB Ltd, effective as of September 15, 2013. He has been Member of the Company’s Executive Committee since November 2005, having held such positions as Head of Corporate Development and Head of Discrete Automation and Motion Division. From 2002 to 2005, he was Senior Partner and Global Head of Operations Practice at Roland Berger AG. From 2001 to 2002, he held various positions with A.T. Kearney International AG and its affiliates, including the position of Managing Director in A.T. Kearney International AG, Switzerland, Leader of Asia Operations Practice at A.T. Kearney Pty. Ltd in Australia and others. Mr. Spiesshofer began his professional career as Lecturer in Business Management at Universitaet Stuttgart in 1989, where he obtained a Master's degree in Business Administration and a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Economics.

Eric Elzvik

Mr. Eric Elzvik has been Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Financial Officer of Abb Ltd since February 1, 2013. He has served at the Company since 1984, and previously was Chief Financial Officer of the Company’s Discrete Automation and Motion division from 2010 and Chief Financial Officer for the Automation Products division from 2006. He has held a number of managing positions in Sweden, Singapore and Switzerland, including Head of Corporate Development, Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint Ventures. He holds a degree in Business Administration and International Finance from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm.

Diane de Saint Victor

Ms. Diane de Saint Victor has been Member of the Executive Committee and General Counsel of ABB Ltd since January 2007. She began her professional career as Counsel in Lyon-Caen, Fabiani & Thiriez. Subsequently, she worked for Thales from 1987 to 1988. In 1988, she joined General Electric, initially serving as Associate General Counsel GE Health Care Europe in Paris and then as Counsel at International Law & Policy in Washington, D.C. From 1993 to 2003, she worked in Honeywell International, where she was appointed Vice President and General Counsel International. From 2003 to 2004, she held the same position in SCA Hygiene Products. In 2004, she assumed the position of Senior Vice President and General Counsel in Paris/Munich in European Aeronautic Defense and Space (EADS) and remained on this position until 2006. She is also International Associate in American Bar Association, American Corporate Counsel Association, International Bar Association and Cercle Montesquieu, French General Counsel Association. She holds a D.E.A. degree (L.L.M. equivalent) in International Law and D.E.A. (L.L.M.) in Business Law from Paris Law School.

Jean-Christophe Deslarzes

Mr. Jean-Christophe Deslarzes is Head of Human Resources and Member of the Executive Committee of ABB Ltd. In his career, he served at Carrefour Group (2010 – 2013) as Chief Human Resources and Organization Officer and member of the Executive Board, Rio Tinto as President and CEO of Downstream Aluminum Businesses and on various posts at Alcan Inc from 1994 to 2008. He graduated with Master’s degree in Law from University of Fribourg (Universite de Fribourg) in 1990.

Christoph Sieder

Mr. Christoph Sieder has been appointed Head of Group Corporate Communications at Abb Ltd, effective as of the end of May 2014. Before that, he was Senior Vice President Communications at LANXESS AG. He has experience within communications at companies in chemical, engineering and automotive industries. He served for Fiat and Ford Motor Company in Austria, Great Britain, Germany and Eastern Europe. He holds a Master's degree in Public relations and a degree in Communications from University of Vienna.

Frank Duggan

Mr. Frank Duggan has been Head of Global Markets and Member of the Executive Committee of ABB Ltd since March 1, 2011. In addition, he acts as the Company's Region Manager for India, Middle East and Africa, a position he has held since 2008. Between 2008 to 2011, Mr. Duggan was the Company's Country Manager for United Arab Emirates. From 2004 to 2007 he was Head of ABB's Group Account Management and ABB's Country Manager for Ireland. Between 1986 and 2004 he held several management positions with ABB. Mr. Duggan earned a diploma in Electrical Engineering from Dublin Institute of Technology in 1981.

Claudio Facchin

Mr. Claudio Facchin has been appointed Head of Power Systems Division and Member of the Executive Committee at Abb Ltd, effective as of December 1, 2013. Before that, he has been Head of ABB in North Asia. Over the past four years he has managed ABB's business in China, Japan and South Korea. Before that, he was Global Head of Business Unit Substations systems within the Power Systems division from 2004 to 2009 and for the global services unit in the power business from 2002 to 2004. He joined the Company in 1995 in Italy, where he held senior positions in sales, project management and service within force operations. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano in Italy in 1989. From 1990 until 1994, he worked in France for Trane Co. and Valeo SA in a number of operational positions, as well as marketing and sales.

Bernhard Jucker

Mr. Bernhard Jucker has been Head of Power Products division and Member of the Executive Committee of ABB Ltd since January 2006. From 2003 to 2005, he was Chairman of the Management Board in ABB AG in Mannheim, Germany. From 1980 to 2003, he held various positions in ABB, including the General Manager in ABB Drives AG, Business Unit Manager in Antriebe GmbH, ABB Industrial and Building Systems Management Ltd in Switzerland, and ABB Automation Group Ltd in Switzerland. Subsequently, he headed Business Area Drives and Power Electronics, as well as Automation Technology Products Division in Switzerland. He has also been Chairman of the Board in ABB Germany and Board Member in ABB India. He graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich with a degree (Dipl. Ing.) in Electrical Engineering in 1978.

Tarak Mehta

Mr. Tarak Mehta has been Head of Low Voltage Products division and Member of the Executive Committee of ABB Ltd since October 1, 2010. Prior to that, he had acted as Head of Business Unit Transformers at ABB Management Services Ltd since 2007. Mr. Mehta joined ABB Power T&D Company Inc in 1998 and has held various management positions in the Power Products division in the United States, Sweden and Switzerland. Before joining ABB, he worked for eight years at Cooper Power Systems in the United States. Mr. Mehta has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, obtained in 1989, and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago, earned in 2000.

Veli-Matti Reinikkala

Mr. Veli-Matti Reinikkala has been Head of Process Automation division and Member of the Executive Committee of ABB Ltd since January 1, 2006. He is currently Member of the Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene, Finland. From 1993 to 2006, he held several positions with ABB, including positions of Head of Business Area Process Automation, Local Division Manager for Automation Technologies Dvision in ABB China Ltd. Before joining ABB, he served in UPM Kymmene Group from 1979 to 1989 and in Tampella Group from 1989 to 1993. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Helsinki School of Economics earned in 1990, as well as Diploma in Accounting obtained in 1978.

Greg Scheu

Mr. Greg Scheu has been appointed Head of Acquisition Integration and North America, Member of the Executive Committee at ABB Ltd, effective as of November 1, 2013. Before that, he has been Head of Marketing and Customer Solutions and Member of the Executive Committee at the Company since May 1, 2012. Previously, he held a number of posts at Rockwell Automation and Westinghouse Electric. He joined the Company in 2001. He was responsible for the integration of Baldor Electric Co.

Pekka Tiitinen

Mr. Pekka Tiitinen has been appointed Member of the Executive Committee, Head of Discrete Automation and Motion Division of ABB Ltd, effective as of September 15, 2013. He has been responsible for the Company's Drives and Controls operations since January 2013. Previously, he was Head of Low Voltage Driver for ten years. From 2006 until 2010, he was also Regional Division Manager at ABB’s region North Europe. He joined the Company in 1990 as Construction Engineer and has held several senior roles since 1993. Before joining the Company, he was employed at Cimcorp Inc. in the robotics industry in the United States and Finland. He is Civil Engineer within Electrical Engineering, with specialization in Automation of Control Systems and Robots, from Tekniska Hogskolan i Helsingfors, part of Aalto-yliopisto.

Matti Alahuhta

Roger Agnelli

Mr. Roger Agnelli has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of ABB Ltd since March 12, 2002. He is Member of the Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. In additon, he has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Vale S.A., Brazil since 2001, where he also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors between 2000 and 2001. Mr. Agnelli holds a degree in Economics from Fundacao Alvares Penteado in Sao Paulo, Brasil.

Michel De Rosen

Mr. Michel de Rosen has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of ABB Ltd since March 12, 2002. He is Member of the Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. Additionally, he is Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications, France. Prior to the currently held positions, Mr. de Rosen acted as Chief Executive Officer of Groupe SGD and CEO and President of ViroPharma. He also held various positions at Rhone Poulenc Rorer, including Chairman, President, CEO and Chief Operating Officer, among others, between 1988 and 1996. Mr. de Rosen holds a degree from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales and attended ENA - Ecole Nationale d’Administration (National School of Administration), France.

Louis Hughes

Mr. Louis R. Hughes has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of ABB Ltd since May 16, 2003. He is Member of the Finance, Audit and Compliance Committee of the Company. Mr. Hughes has been Chief Executive Officer of InZero Systems (formerly GBS Laboratories). He has also been Member of the Boards of Directors of AkzoNobel, the Netherlands, since April 2006 and Member of the Board of Directors at Alcatel-Lucent, France. Mr. Hughes acted as Chief of Staff of the Afghanistan Reconstruction Group between 2004 and 2005. Prior to that, he had served as Non-executive Chairman of the Board at OutPerformance Inc., and President and Chief Operating Officer at Lockheed Martin Corp. From 1993 to 2000, he sat on the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank AG, and prior to that he held numerous functions at General Motors, including Executive Vice President. He obtained a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University in 1971 and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University in 1973.

Michael Treschow

Mr. Michael Treschow has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of ABB Ltd since May 16, 2003. He is Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Ericsson, Sweden, Unilever NV, the Netherlands, and Unilever PLC, the United Kingdom. He is also Member of the Boards of Directors of Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden. From 1997 to 2002, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Electrolux, Sweden. Before 1997, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Copco, where he also served as Area Manager, Marketing Manager and Vice President of Manufacturing and Product Development. He holds a Master of Science degree from Lunds Universitet in Sweden.

Jacob Wallenberg

Mr. Jacob Wallenberg has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of ABB Ltd since June 26, 1999. He is Member of the Finance, Audit and Compliance Committee of the Company. From March 1999 to June 1999, he served as Member of the Board of Directors of ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Investor AB, Sweden. He has been Vice-Chairman of SEB Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Atlas Copco and SAS. He has also been Member of the Boards of Directors of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg, Thisbe AB, the Nobel Foundation, the Stockholm School of Economics (all Sweden) and since January 2008, of Coca-Cola Corporation, the United States. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, the United States, which he earned in 1980. Then, in 1981, Mr. Wallenberg earned a Master of Business Administration degree also from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ying Yeh

Ms. Ying Yeh has been Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of ABB Ltd. since April 29, 2011. She is Member of the Boards of Directors of InterContinental Hotels Group (U.K.), Volvo AB (Sweden) and Samsonite International S.A. (Luxembourg).

Alanna Abrahamson

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