Oliver was appointed Managing Director for ABB’s Smart Buildings business in July 2018 and Division President in July 2020.
As Division President he heads the Global Division Smart Buildings within the Electrification Business Area.
In this position he has full accountability for the performance of the Smart Buildings business in ABB, which includes a broad portfolio of market leading home and building automation solutions.
Earlier in his career, Oliver worked in the Automation & Drives division of Siemens, heading sales, product management and marketing functions within the Low Voltage Power Distribution business.
During his career, Oliver has lived and worked in Germany, South Africa, Singapore, Australia and Switzerland.
Oliver has obtained a joint master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany and an executive training at the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, plays tennis and goes canoeing on the Swiss lakes and rivers.
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