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Oct. 6, 2020
Jesse Henson will also continue to be the global head of the NEMA motors product group.


ABB's Motors and Generators division promoted Jesse Henson to president of its U.S. business.

Henson, who has been with the company for 23 years, leads the team responsible for marketing, designing and manufacturing ABB and Baldor-Reliance industrial electric motors in the United States. Henson will also continue to be the global head of the NEMA motors product group. 

"I am honored to lead the U.S. industrial motor business," he said. "Taking care of customers is in our employees' DNA, and we work hard every day to earn our customers' business and their preference for our motors. I am committed to maintaining that focus and investing for the future."

Henson started his career with the company (Baldor Electric Co. at that time) in 1997 as part of the drives and motion control team. His customer-first approach has been critical to his success in roles in product management, marketing and sales. His broad experience across both motors and drives provides a strong level of understanding of customer and application needs as well as buying preferences in the U.S. market.