Terwiesch joined ABB as a scientist at the corporate research center in DÃ¤ttwil, Switzerland, in 1994. Among other positions in Switzerland and Germany, he has also been head of the DÃ¤ttwil research center. His appointment as chief technology officer takes effect on July 1, 2005. Terwiesch studied electrical engineering at Karlsruhe University and received a Ph.D. from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
Fred Kindle, ABB president and chief executive officer, said: "Peter Terwiesch has an outstanding track record in research and development, as well as management. He will lead a team of scientists dedicated to maintaining ABB's position as a world leader in power and automation technologies."
Publication date: 06/06/2005