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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jean-Christophe Deslarzes

56 2018 Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board

T. Sridhar

2015 Chief Financial Officer

Bazmi Husain

2016 Chief Technology Officer

B. Gururaj

2011 Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Sanjeev Sharma

2016 Managing Director

Priteesh Mahajan

2011 Division Manager - Process Automation

R. Narayanan

2011 Division Manager - Discrete Automation & Motion

Subir Pal

2012 Division Manager, Discrete Automation and Motion

Raja Radhakrishnan

Head - Human Resources

Raimondo Salandra

Division Manager-Low Voltage Products

Ralph Schultheiss

Head, Legal and Integrity

Pitamber Shivnani

2011 Division Manager - Power Products

Madhav Vemuri

2012 Country Service Manager

N. Venu

2011 Division Manager - Power Systems

Tajinder Vohra

54 2012 Country Operations Officer

Diane de Saint Victor

65 2019 Additional Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Tarak Mehta

53 2014 Non-Executive Director

Renu Karnad

67 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nasser Munjee

67 Independent Non-Executive Director

Darius Udwadia

79 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Vish Viswanathan

2019 Additional Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jean-Christophe Deslarzes

Mr. Jean-Christophe Deslarzes serves as Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has been Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Executive Committee of ABS ltd. Switzerland since November 2013, based in Zurich. Jean-Christophe Deslarzes began his career in 1991 as a tax and legal consultant at Arthur Andersen in Geneva, Switzerland. From 1994 to 2010, he worked at Rio Tinto and its predecessor companies, Alean and Alu5uisse, in human resources and management roles in Europe and Canada, including as Senior Vice President Human Resources and member of the Executive Committee of Akan Group as well as President and CEO, Downstream Aluminium Businesses, Rio Tinto, based in Montreal. From 2010 to 2013 he served as Chief Human Resources and Organization Officer and member of the Executive Board at Carrefour Group, based in Paris. In April 2015, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Adecco Group. Jean-Christophe Deslarzes holds a master's degree in law from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

T. Sridhar

Bazmi Husain

Mr. Bazmi R. Husain has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer of ABB India Limited, with effect from January 1, 2016. Mr. Husain was Managing Director, Director of the Company. Mr. Husain an expert in power and automation who has been with ABB for more than 30 years, will report to CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer. In his new role, he will be based in Bangalore, India, with an office in Switzerland. His successor will be announced in due course. As Chief Technology Officer, Husain will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of ABB’s global R&D, which serves the entire company, its scientists and engineers, and for the R&D activities within ABB’s divisions. Reporting to him will be the heads of R&D at Group and division level as well as ABB’s venture capital arm, ABB Technology Ventures. With locations in seven countries, ABB’s corporate research centers bring together an international team of highly skilled scientists across a variety of disciplines. “Bazmi Husain’s unrivalled know-how will drive technological innovation across multiple disciplines to support our profitable growth ambitions and the paradigm shifts in power and automation,” said CEO Spiesshofer. “Innovation is a key element of our Next Level strategy and Husain brings a unique combination of skills and experience to the role of CTO. He has an in-depth understanding of power and automation technologies, and a solid understanding of marketplace dynamics and customer needs. Under his leadership we will continue to apply and develop the ‘Internet of Things, Services and People’, as well as functional hardware, electronics, software and services to give our customers the full potential of power and automation.” Husain, an Indian citizen, joined ABB in 1981, and managed a variety of local business units and divisions in India and Singapore before taking responsibility for ABB’s Corporate Research Center (CRC) in India in 2002. From 2005 through 2009 he was director of ABB’s CRC in Västeras, Sweden.

B. Gururaj

Mr. B. Gururaj is the Company Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer of ABB India Limited since 2011.

Sanjeev Sharma

Mr. Sanjeev Sharma has been appointed as Managing Director of the Company, effective January 01, 2016, Sanjeev Sharma first joined ABB in 1989 and since then has held a number of global senior management roles. He brings extensive experience in industrial automation and electrification across market segments and geographies and has lead several successful change management initiatives across global operations. Prior to this appointment, Sanjeev was the global Managing Director for ABB’s Low Voltage Systems business unit, where he was based in Malaysia. He started his career working for ABB in India and has also lived and worked in Germany and Switzerland.

Priteesh Mahajan

Mr. Priteesh Mahajan is the Division Manager, Process Automation of ABB India Limited.

R. Narayanan

Subir Pal

Mr. Subir K Pal is the Division Manager, Discrete Automation and Motion of ABB India Limited.

Raja Radhakrishnan

Mr. Raja Radhakrishnan is the Head, Human Resources of ABB India Limited.

Raimondo Salandra

Raimondo Salandra is the Division Manager, Low Voltage Products of ABB India Limited.

Ralph Schultheiss

Pitamber Shivnani

Pitamber Shivnani is the Division Manager, Power Products of ABB India Limited since 2011.

Madhav Vemuri

Mr. Madhav Vemuri is the Country Service Manager of ABB India Limited since 2012.

N. Venu

Mr. N. Venu is the President, Power Systems Division of ABB India Limited since 2011.

Tajinder Vohra

Mr. Tajinder Vohra Country Operations Officer of ABB India Limited since 2012.

Diane de Saint Victor

Ms. Diane de Saint Victor serves as Additional Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She has been Head of Legal and Integrity, General Counsel and Company Secretary, Member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd, Switzerland. She has been Member of the Board of Directors of Natixis S.A., France, Member of the Board of Directors of Altran Technologies S.A., France.

Tarak Mehta

Mr. Tarak Mehta is Non-Executive Director of ABB India Limited since October 2014. Tarak Mehta is Executive Vice President, Global Head of Low Voltage Products division and also a member of Executive Committee of ABB Group.

Renu Karnad

Mrs. Renu Sud Karnad is the Non-Executive Independent Director of ABB India Limited since August 2013. Mrs. Karnad is the Managing Director of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited, and is a distinguished business leader with 34 years of experience in the Indian Financial Sector with a strong and influential network with the corporate sector and various regulatory bodies. She also has a strong working knowledge of the Indian infrastructure sector and regulatory environment.

Nasser Munjee

Mr. Nasser M. Munjee is Independent Non-Executive Director of ABB India Limited. He has done his post graduation in Electronics from the London School of Economics. He also studied at The University of Chicago. He began his career in 1978 as an Executive Director in Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited. In 1997, he joined Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited as Deputy Managing Director and later held the position of Managing Director and CEO of the aforesaid company. Currently, he is the Chairman of Development Credit Bank Limited. He began his career in 1978 as an Executive Director with Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC). In 1997, he joined the Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC). He was the Managing Director and CEO of IDFC. Directorships held in other companies are: HDFC Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd, Skanska Cementation India Ltd, Sowil Ltd, Unichem Laboratories Ltd, Securities Trading Corporation of India Ltd, Tata Infotech Ltd, South West Port Pvt Ltd, Repro India Limited, Cummins India Limited, Voltas Limited, Gujarat Ambuja Cement Limited, KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited.

Darius Udwadia

Mr. Darius Erach Udwadia Esq., is Independent Non-Executive Director of ABB India Limited since July 2005. He has obtained a Post Graduate Degree from the University of Mumbai. He has nearly five decades of active law practice and has acquired invaluable knowledge, experience and in various matters viz., corporate laws, mergers / acquisitions & takeovers, corporate restructuring, foreign collaboration, joint ventures etc. He is a solicitor by profession and is a senior partner of a law firm ‘Udwadia & Udeshi’, which is one of the law-firms in Mumbai. He is also the Chairman of AstraZeneca Pharma India Limited and Vice Chairman of MPS Limited.

Vish Viswanathan

Mr. Vish K. Viswanathan serves as Additional Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He joined the Bosch Group, Germany in August 1998 and worked in its global headquarters at Stuttgart for about 2½ years. He took over as Joint Managing Director and CFO of Bosch Limited, India in January 2001 responsible for all Commercial, Finance, IT, HR matters besides Business Strategy. Under his leadership, Bosch India witnessed a very strong and sustained growth through continuous innovation, focused market oriented approach and excellence in execution thereby significantly enhancing value creation for all stakeholders. He was seconded to Robert Bosch, USA beginning 2006 as Senior Vice President in the Automotive Electronics and Electrical Division, North America and subsequently he became the Regional President of the Electrical Drives Division in USA. After successfully completing his assignment, he returned to India as President and Country Head of Bosch Group in India and Managing Director of Bosch Limited beginning 2008. During his five years at the helm, the Bosch group recorded excellent growth in sales turnover and profitability. After he superannuated on 31.12.2012, he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bosch Limited from 01.07.2013 till 23.08.2019 The Bosch Group in India today boasts of six legal entities having a combined turnover of more than Rs. 170 billion (~2.5 bin USD) in 2015 with a strong presence in Automotive Technology, Power Tools, Security Technology, Packaging Technology, Hydraulics, Embedded Software, Information Technology, Renewable Energy and Consumer Durables. Bosch group's turnover in India grew nearly 8 times in the last 12 years between 2003 and 2015. The group directly employs 28000 people in India and is poised to scale even greater heights in the next decade because of its strong foundation and market leadership.