Who we are
We are the global leader in EV charging1 technology with the highest uptime and largest installed base of DC fast chargers in the market. Using critical cloud-based connectivity, we remotely diagnose, cure infrastructure and update in-house developed software. With more than 13 years of experience in DC fast charging and commercial products introduced since May 2010, we have an unparalleled reach with sales of more than 440,000 electric vehicle chargers across more than 88 markets, including more than 21,000 fast chargers and 420,000 AC chargers.
To continue our leadership in this fast-moving space and create a platform for future growth, ABB is transitioning the E-mobility Division into a stand-alone business. With E-mobility as separate legal structure, we create a platform for accelerated growth and value creation in this business.
Footnote: 1 By revenues (excluding China)
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Frank Mühlon is the Chief Executive Officer of the E-mobility Business.
Frank has been with ABB since 2014 and has worked in various senior leadership roles while running ABB’s global E-mobility Division since 2017. Prior to that, he led ABB’s global low-voltage modular devices business and was Managing Director of ABB STOTZ-KONTAKT GmbH in Heidelberg.
Frank joined ABB from Robert Bosch GmbH, where he held several global senior management positions in Automotive and running business units for automotive electronics and electrical drives, such as the Thermal Management Business Unit. During his 18-year tenure with Bosch, he worked in Germany, the UK, China and the US. Frank holds a master’s degree from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.
Alex Hall is the Chief Financial Officer of the E-mobility Business.
Alex has been with ABB since 1997 and has worked in various global finance leadership roles, including Head of Finance & Controlling, Head of Global Finance Operations, Group Treasurer and Head of Capital Markets and Risk Management.
Prior to ABB he helped build a start-up global hardware, software and services business for IBM and worked for Natwest Markets in structured asset finance. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Swansea, and a master’s degree from the University of Bristol. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and is a British and Swiss citizen.
Waqas Arshad is the Chief Technology Officer of the E-mobility business.
Waqas joined ABB in 2003 in Sweden and has worked in various research and technology leadership roles. Most recently, he was global technology manager for power electronics and based in the US.
Waqas has a M.Sc. and a Ph.D in electrical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm with the latter focused on hybrid electric vehicles. For his undergraduate education, he studied at University of Technology, Taxila and University of Technology, Sydney.
Francesco Mennucci is the Chief Operations Officer of the E-mobility Business.
Francesco joined ABB in 1998 and worked in various leadership roles in the operations domain. He then held general management positions as Local Business Unit Manager for Smart Buildings in Italy, starting in 2012, and Hub Manager in 2016.
Prior to joining E-mobility, Francesco was the GE Industrial Solutions Integration Manager, leading the full integration effort to completion from 2019 through December 2020. Francesco holds a master’s degree in engineering from the Genova University, Italy.