Senior Advisor
Hans-Georg Krabbe
+49 89 452249-540

Hans-Georg Krabbe has more than 30 years of international management experience in plant and mechanical engineering as well as in the energy and building sector. For 20 years, he was responsible for various business units of ABB , the global technology leader in automation and power engineering, including CEO of the German subsidiary, Head of the Automation Products Division in Europe, Head of the Global Business Unit Building Automation and Chairman of the Management Board of Busch-Jaeger Elektro GmbH.

Hans-Georg Krabbe started his professional career in the family-run company Klöckner-Moeller in the areas of sales, marketing and strategy development. He was Vice President of ZVEI, member of the steering committee of the I 4.0 initiative, spokesman of the Smart Living initiative, head of the AI and Value Creation 4.0 expert commission in the Economic Council. He serves on advisory boards and supports companies and private equity firms.
His focus is on strategy development, sales and marketing, Industry 4.0, restructuring, and M&A.

INDUSTRY FOCUS

  • Buildings sector
  • Electrical engineering and electronics
  • Energy
  • Consumer goods and trade
  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Process technology
  • Steel, metal, plastics industry

TECHNICAL FOCUS

  • Strategy development
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Brand management
  • Digitalization of business models and processes
  • Merger and acquisition
  • Carve-in and carve-out
  • Innovation management
  • Restructuring
  • Internationalization of business areas and processes
  • performance management
  • Industry 4.0
  • Service

VOCATIONAL STATIONS

  • Advisory Board and Senior Advisor
  • Chairman of the Board of ABB AG, Mannheim
  • Chief Automation Officer ABB AG, Mannheim
  • Division Manager Automation Central Europe ABB, Zurich
  • Head of the Global Business Unit Building Technology ABB, Zurich
  • Chairman of the Management Board Busch-Jaeger Elektro GmbH, Lüdenscheid
  • Head of Sales Components Klöckner-Moeller GmbH, Bonn
  • Key Account Manager Klöckner-Moeller GmbH, Bonn