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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 7790041608-14
Registration date: 04/11/08 15:38:19

The information on this organisation was last modified on 22/10/14 13:01:46
The date of the last annual update was 22/10/14 11:54:38

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: ABB
Legal status: SA
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Ulrich Spiesshofer
Position: Chief Executive Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Folker Franz
Position: Head of EU Representation

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 15 Rue Guimard 
Brussels 1040
Telephone number: (+322) 5054151
Fax number: (+322) 5054160
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Folker FRANZ 13/12/14 11/12/15
Lucia HRICOVA 13/12/14 11/12/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Sources, TEN-Es, Environment Policy, Climate Action, Research and Development, Regional Policy, Development Aid and Trade Policy, Internal Market, Enterprise Policy, ICT

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

European Committee for the Associations of Manufacturers of Switchgear and Controlgear equipments (CAPIEL), European manufacturers of electrical machines and power electronics equipment and systems (CEMEP), European Committee for standardisation (CEN), European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation (CENELEC), Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii), European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE), European Energy Forum (EEF), European Electrical Insulation Manufacturers (EEIM), European Policy Center (EPC), European Powerplant Suppliers Association (EPPSA), European Rail Forum (ERF), European Roundtable of Industrialists (ERT), European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI), European Engine Power Plant Association (EUGINE), European Engineering Industries Association (Eunited), Union of the Electricity Industry in Europe (EURELECTRIC), euRobotics, Europacable, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA), Friends of the Supergrid (FoSG), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), International Organization for standardization (ISO), Ocean Energy Europe, Organisation of the European Aluminium Recycling Industry (OEA), Orgalime, European Association of the Electricity Transmission and Distribution Equipment and Service Industry (T&D Europe), European Association for Advanced Rechargeable Batteries (RECHARGE),Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2014 - 10/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 300000  € - 350000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
ABB subscribes to the following Code of Conduct