Claudio Facchin

CEO Hitachi Energy


Claudio Facchin is CEO of Hitachi Energy since July 2020 was well as Senior Vice President and Executive Officer of Hitachi, Ltd. since April 2021.


Claudio took up his present role as CEO of Hitachi Energy after leading the Power Grids business between 2016 and 2020 and the Power Systems Division of ABB from 2013 to 2015. Prior to this he was the Chairman and President of ABB in China and responsible for the company’s

North Asia region from 2010 to 2013.


His career with ABB started in 1995 and in 2002 he moved to Zurich, Switzerland to head the global Service business for the erstwhile Utilities

Division. He was subsequently appointed as global Business Line manager for Substations within the Power Systems Division.


Claudio has a degree in Industrial Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.