ABB announced numerous changes to its business units and that as of January 1, 2006, its executive committee will comprise Fred Kindle (president and CEO), Dinesh Paliwal (president, Global Markets and Technology), Michel Demaré (CFO), Gary Steel (head of Human Resources), as well as new members Bernhard Jucker (head of Power Products), Samir Brikho (head of Power Systems), Tom Sjoekvist (head of Automation Products), Veli-Matti Reinikkala (head of Process Automation), and Anders Jonsson (head of Robotics).