Power and automation technology firm ABB India Ltd named its Global Managing Director for ABB’s Low Voltage Systems Sanjeev Sharma as the Managing Director, with effect from 1 January 2016. Sharma will take over from Bazmi Husain, who had been leading ABB in India since 2011. As previously announced, Husain will move on to take over the role as global chief technology officer (CTO) for ABB Group. Sharma first joined ABB in 1989 and has held a number of global senior management roles. He brings extensive experience in industrial automation and electrification across market segments and locations and has lead several successful change management initiatives across global operations, ABB India said in a statement. Sharma said ABB has been an intrinsic part of India’s power and automation landscape with a manufacturing presence for more than half a century.