Percy Barnevik receives NEMA award in the US

The first non-American to ever receive this award

Percy Barnevik, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ABB, the international electrical engineering company, was given the Bernhard H. Falk award in Chicago yesterday by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) of America at their seventieth annual meeting.

In making the award to Percy Barnevik, it was cited: NEMA recognizes Barneviks innovative inspirational leadership in the electroindustry and his role as a chief architect of a global company that recognizes no national borders and vigilantly protects the spirit of entrepreneurship.

This is the first time that a non-American has received this award. (End)

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