ABB announced today that Bernhard Jucker (62), President of the Europe region and long term Member of the Group Executive Committee, has decided to retire from his executive roles effective June 30, 2017, after a distinguished career at ABB spanning more than 35 years.
His successor will be announced following an orderly selection process, the company said in a press statement.
Jucker will continue to serve ABB as Chairman of the Board of Directors of ABB Germany and as an advisor to the senior leadership team.
Jucker, a Swiss citizen, joined ABB in 1979. During the course of his career at ABB, he managed several global businesses serving customers in the utilities sector as well as industry before becoming country manager of ABB Germany in 2003, and Chairman of the Management Board of ABB Germany.
In 2006, he was appointed Member of the Group Executive Committee and President of ABB’s Power Products division, which he led for a decade before becoming President of ABB’s Europe Region and Chairman of the Divisional Transformation Team in 2015.