Dr. Hanspeter Faessler
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Hanspeter Faessler (1956, Swiss) has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dätwyler IT Infra AG since October 2012. Since 2004 he has also been a Director and the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the publicly listed Datwyler Holding Inc., a sister company of the privately held Dätwyler IT Infra AG. He is also a Member of the Board of Hatebur Metalforming Equipment Ltd.
Until end of 2014 he was heading the worldwide business unit Grid Systems of the ABB Group. From 2010 until 2011 he was CEO of the Implenia Construction Services Group. Before that Hanspeter Faessler held various national and international management positions within the ABB Group, including the position of Country Manager Switzerland. From 2006 to 2010 he was responsible for ABB's Mediterranean Region and Country Manager of ABB Italy.
He earned a doctorate specialising in mechatronics/robotics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich and also holds an Engineer's degree from Stanford University (USA).