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Maria Varsellona

General Counsel & Company Secretary. Member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd, Switzerland.

Education

1994
Law degree (Juris Doctor) – University of Palermo

Professional experience

ABB

04.2020 to date
General Counsel & Company Secretary
Member of the Group Executive Committee, ABB Ltd, Switzerland

11.2019 – 4.2020
General Counsel
Member of the Group Executive Committee, ABB Ltd, Switzerland

Nordea

2017 -2020
Member of the Board of Directors, Nordea Bank

Nokia

2018 – 2019
President Nokia Technologies 

2014 – 2019
Chief Legal Officer

2013 – 2014
General Counsel Nokia Siemens Networks

Tetra Laval

2011 – 2013
Group General Counsel, Tetra Pak

2009 – 2010
Group General Counsel, Sidel

GE

2005 – 2009
Sr Counsel Commercial operation, GE Oil & Gas

Hertz Europe

2005 – 2006
Sr Counsel Europe

GE

2001 – 2004
Sr Counsel Global Services, GE Oil and Gas

Pini, Bingham & Partners

1998 – 2001
Italian Lawyer - Solicitor

The Greco Law Firm

1994 – 1998
Lawyer

Board memberships

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Corporate Counsel