ABB has announced the appointment of Darcy Simonis to the position of industry network leader for its food and beverage operations. She succeeds Markus Brettschneider, head of segment and account manage-ment who previously held the role.
Darcy joins ABB from Pentair, where she has held several roles since 2002 including food services sales director for the Americas as well as platform director for food and beverage. Darcy most recently held the role of senior sales director leading the food and beverage and industrial teams in the Americas.
In her new role at ABB, Darcy will continue to develop and strengthen ABB’s global food and beverage business. She will drive the growth plan together with the food and beverage country and business leads to achieve a market leading position for ABB in the industry over the next three years
Simonis will be based Chicago, Illinois, in the United States.