Tanja Vainio is CEO and Country Manager ABB Hungary (since August 2011). ABB in Hungary employs 400 people across all five divisions of ABB. Prior to moving to Hungary Tanja was based in Switzerland where she was VP and General Manager for Service and After Sales Power Electronics. In that role she was responsible for the global P&L managing 140 people in 9 regional service centers worldwide. Prior to this she was responsible for supply chain management for Global Business Unit Power Electronics and Medium Voltage Drives overseeing supplier selection, supplier development and price negotiations worldwide. Before that she worked in operations development for transformers in USA and as Consultant for ABB’s Operations Development Group in Finland and Sweden. With that Tanja holds more than 16 years of experience in managing global operations across production, production engineering, supply chain, sales and sales management, service and after sales as well as general management. Tanja has worked and lived 6 different countries and speak 4 languages fluently. Tanja has graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in USA (MIT) with MBA and MS in Civil Engineering (Supply Chain Management). In addition she holds MS in Mechanical Engineering from Tampere University of Technology in Finland.
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