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Venu Nuguri

Venu Nuguri

Senior Group Vice President
ABB Group’s Power Grids Division,
South Asia, Middle East and Africa

Venu Nuguri
ABB’s Power Grids Division

Venu Nuguri is the President of ABB’s Power Grids Division, responsible for South Asia, Middle East and Africa. Venu spearheads the Power Grids strategy for the region, leveraging synergies to create business value for customers with ABB’s pioneering power technology. He is a member of the Power Grids Global Management Team.

A veteran in the energy domain, Venu has over 30 years’ experience and has held several leadership roles at ABB, in diverse aspects of the business. Prior to his current role, he was the President of the Power Systems division in India and member of the global power systems leadership team. In earlier roles, he was also part of the country management team for India in varous capacities including Country Head for sales and marketing. Venu began his career in 1988 with English Electric (now GEC Alstom) in Chennai.

He is an active member of various professional bodies including India Smart Grid Foundation, Cigre, IEEE and IEEMA. Venu has addressed several forums including Asia Clean Energy Summit, India Smart Grids Week, and CEPSI and has published several articles on the future of power and digitalisation of the power grid.

Venu is a graduate in electrical engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal and has attended various management courses at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Switzerland.