ABB Hungary Appointed A New Country Managing Director

  • 2 Sep 2016 9:00 AM
ABB Hungary Appointed A New Country Managing Director
With effect of today, Taira-Julia Lammi has been appointed Country Managing Director of ABB Hungary. In her new position, she is going to focus on supporting further growth of ABB Hungary, and implementing transformation based on ABB Group’s Next Level Strategy. Taira-Julia Lammi succeeds Tanja Vainio who was nominated to Country Managing Director of ABB in the Czech Republic.

Taira-Julia Lammi has been working with ABB since 1997, having held a number of roles in quality and operations development, supply chain and project management as well as management positions.

First of the major milestones of the career are: working as Quality Manager, she gained a great insight to all major departments of a business unit at ABB, so she had a chance to know the products and processes, customers and suppliers. Then, becoming a Project Manager and supervisor, running a team of people in R&D was an important technical experience for her as engineer to get a real hands-on experience of ABB products.

The most rewarding time was the seven years when she filled Team Leader position of the Internal Consulting Group (ICG) in Finland and in the Czech Republic. This latter was an international position that gave her an opportunity to network with all divisions and business units globally within ABB. Primary responsibilities in this role included leading people through various changes, keeping up the competences and bring in new ones and making sure people are motivated in their work and deliver results.

„I am excited to join the ABB team in Hungary and bring our leading automation and power offering to our customers in industry, power and infrastructure. My number one priority is to focus on our customers, and keep them satisfied, and confident regarding the wide ABB portfolio. I am devoted to keep the Hungarian ABB colleagues motivated in serving customers and bringing results in their work” – said Taira-Julia Lammi said about her new position.

Similarly to her predecessor, Taira-Julia Lammi comes from Finland. She holds a Master Sciences in Industrial Engineering from Tampere University of Technology in Finland. She speaks Finnish, English, Spanish, Swedish and German.

In her spare time, she likes skiing, attending concerts, theater plays, playing golf, attending Zumba and gym classes and travelling – whenever her time allows. She is married, and has two children.

ABB ( is a leading global technology company in power and automation that enables utility, industry, and transport & infrastructure customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in roughly 100 countries and employs about 135,000 people. Its Hungarian subsidiary, ABB Kft. was founded in 1991 and has been one of the leading providers of the Hungarian utilities- and energy sector.

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