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ABB appoints Mathias Gaertner as General Counsel and Company Secretary

ABB Press Release. German national, Mathias has a strong track record of managing international M&A transactions, litigations, IP and compliance. He is currently Head Legal & Compliance of global construction materials company Holcim and has been a member of its Group Executive Committee since 2021. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Honeywell Building Technologies, most recently as General Counsel, playing an instrumental role in the business’ growth. He has also worked for law firms Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates and Baker & McKenzie. Mathias studied at the University of Münster, Germany, where he obtained his PhD, and is admitted to the German bar.

ABB CEO Björn Rosengren said: “After a thorough selection process we are delighted to appoint a general counsel with extensive experience in decentralized organizations. We look forward to Mathias further strengthening the capabilities of our legal teams and building on our strong culture of integrity. I would like to take this opportunity to also thank Natalia for her valuable contribution while stepping in ad interim and wish her all the best for when she returns to her role as ABB’s Chief Integrity Officer.”

Source: ABB Press Release


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