Mumbai: ABB Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Spiesshofer received the NASSCOM Global CEO Award on Wednesday at the NASSCOM Technology & Leadership Forum 2019 in Mumbai. The award, presented by the main trade organisation of Indian IT-BPM companies, recognises Spiesshofer’s exemplary business leadership in shaping ABB as a pioneering technology leader in digital industries. Also Read - ABB Wins INR 270 Crore Train Technologies Order For Indian Railways

“It is a great honour to receive this award in the presence of so many distinguished innovators and leaders at the NASSCOM Technology & Leadership Forum 2019,” Spiesshofer said. “At ABB, we believe digital technologies hold the key to solving global challenges like climate change and to drive growth, productivity and prosperity around the world. Accordingly, we have been transforming our company to become a leader in digital industries. Today, with our leading ABB AbilityTM offering of digital solutions and services, we help our customers to drive efficiency and productivity and to digitalise their operations.” Also Read - Hitachi to buy ABB's grid arm for around USD 6.4 bn

ABB is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalisation with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. Also Read - Da Costa stars for BMW in Ad Diriyah