Power and automation technology group ABB Australia have announced the appointment of Axel Kuhr as their new country manager following the retirement of John Gaskell from the company in May.
Axel is a German citizen and holds Mechanical Engineering degrees from Germany and the United Kingdom. He is based at the ABB Australia headquarters in Sydney’s CBD.
Having joined ABB Australia in 1991, Axel has held a number of significant management roles within the company’s power generation, transmission and distribution businesses in Switzerland and Germany.
Most recently he was based at the ABB headquarters in Zurich, heading the ABB Group Account Management Program. The program focuses on sharpening customer orientation through a strong, unified emphasis on the global value-proposition, and produces considerable growth for key accounts.
Alex says that he is honoured to become ABB’s country manager in Australia.
“I am dedicated to serve our customers in their efforts to increase energy efficiency and industrial productivity. I look forward to leading the team of ABB Australia through a new growth cycle, and to utilising the entire value-proposition of ABB to serve our core industries,” he says.