Voser, 43, a Swiss citizen, comes to ABB after an international career with Shell. He joined Shell in Switzerland in 1982, and from 1988 held a succession of finance positions in Argentina, Chile and the UK.
Voser was CFO of Shell Europe Oil Products from 1999 until early this year, when he assumed his present responsibilities as CFO at Shell Worldwide Oil Products, which has an annual turnover of US$ 106 billion and operations in 130 countries. He is married and has three children.
"I am pleased that we have been able to attract an international manager of Peter's stature as a key member of our management team," said ABB President and CEO Jorgen Centerman. "He will play an important role as we continue to address the important issues related to increasing the transparency of ABB."
Fassbind, 46, has as CFO and member of the ABB Group Executive Committee since 1997 helped drive a number of significant initiatives, including the creation of the single share, ABB's listing on the New York Stock Exchange, the adoption of the US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as ABB's accounting principles, as well as the company-wide introduction of Value Based Management. Fassbind joined ABB in 1990 as head of Corporate Staff, Audit. The ABB Board of Directors expressed their appreciation of Fassbind's dedicated work for the company.
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