19 Apr '11, 7pm

Brave New World: ABB Focuses on Renewables: There are a lot of issues that could keep Joe Hogan up at night. A...

Brave New World: ABB Focuses on Renewables: There are a lot of issues that could keep Joe Hogan up at night. A...

There are a lot of issues that could keep Joe Hogan up at night. As the CEO of ABB Group , one of the world leaders in power electronics and automation, he’s keeping his eye on the strife in the Middle East, the price of copper and oil, where future engineers will come from, the opportunities and threats in China -- not to mention his own company’s balance sheets. The good news on the latter is that ABB is looking strong, with $31 million in revenue in 2010 and a renewed focus in mergers and acquisitions. At ABB Automation & Power World in Orlando, Hogan spoke about how the world’s need for new infrastructure and increasing automation gives ABB a strong position -- even in the face of climbing prices for commodities and a volatile financial economy. “When you build infrastructure, you build wealth,” he said. Hogan pointed to a few key areas where ABB is well positioned as ...

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