Rafael Paniágua

President - ABB

Rafael is a senior experienced leader in the area of Power and Automation, he has been
leading Global Businesses and he has been working in different continents (Europe,
North America and South America) with deep knowledge in Energy, Industry and Infrastructure,
working with the worldwide recognized leaders.
Rafael is Vice President of the ABINEE, Brazilian Manufacturer Association for
Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Member of the Board of ABDIB, Brazilian Association of Infrastructure and Industry.
He has been a frequent speaker in sector events, as Power and Automation and panel
participant in the future of Energy sector in Brazil. Some areas of expertise are
Renewable energies development, energy efficiency, power transmission, automation and
productivity in the industry, Digital Transformation and Robotics.
Voluntary: President of Instituto Criança – Futuro – Esperança (Education of children in Brazil)