GNV Subba Rao

ABB Global Industries and Services Pvt Ltd

GNV Subba Rao in his current capacity is the Global Head for Quality and Operations – Industrial Automation Business Area. In this capacity he is the member of the Global Leadership Team for Industrial Automation, which is one of the four Business Areas (BAs). In a career spanning almost three decades with ABB, GNV has handled multiple roles including local business units and divisions in India. In these roles he has handled units for various products and projects.

Later, GNV moved into various global leadership roles which covered engineering, operations, research and development, manufacturing, and distribution.

The leadership roles that GNV has handled includes the following:

  • Business Unit Head for Industrial Drives
  • India Division Head for Industrial Automation which included Business Units addressing industries like Metals, Mining and Cement, Pulp and Paper, Oil and Gas and Chemicals and product businesses covering Industrial Control and Automation, Instrumentation and Analytics
  • Global Functional Head of Engineering for Industrial Automation Division and Head of Operation Center India
  • Managing Director of ABB Global Industries and Services Pvt. Ltd., a 100% holding company of ABB Zurich
  • Global Head of “Process Control Platform” a unit handling a design, development, manufacture and support services for all Control and Automation products for ABB

GNV is an electrical and electronics graduate from UVCE Bengaluru and has been a key participant at various international and domestic research events and associations.