ABB appoints new VP of Communications for EP division

ABB has announced that Allen Shapard has been named as the new Group Vice President of Communications for the Electrification Products division.

He will take responsibility for global communications, media relations and internal communications associated with the EP division, which provides solutions across the electrical value chain, from the substation to the point of consumption, the company said in the press statement.

Shapard is coming to ABB from APCO Worldwide, the communications consultancy, where he held the position of senior director and chair of public engagement strategies in the firm’s New York office.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a master’s in international relations from Cambridge University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia.

Source: ABB