Gary Steel, Non-Executive Director
Gary Steel is Head of Human Resources at ABB and is a member of
the ABB Group's top management team, the Executive Committee. In
his role as Head of Human Resources at ABB, Gary has streamlined HR
operations around the world, expanding ABB's staff development
programme and strengthening the company's health and safety
Gary is also Chairman of ABB India and ABB Sweden.
Gary joined ABB in 2003 after a long career at Shell. He joined
Shell in 1976 and held a variety of positions in human resources
management and development in Europe and Africa, in businesses
ranging from chemicals to refining and from shipping to oil
He rose to be Director of Leadership Development in 1999 and, in
addition, Human Resources Director at Shell Group Finance in
Gary is a Non-Executive Director of Harman International, the US
based audio equipment specialist and chairs the Jürgen Dormann
Foundation for engineering education.
Gary holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of
Gary joined our Board of Directors in 2010.