Nathalie Pilon is President of ABB in Canada and member of the Executive Board of ABB Americas since October 2015.
Prior to her appointment, she was President of Thomas & Betts Canada since 2008, where she had been with the company since 1996 as Vice President, Finance and Information Technologies. Following the acquisition of Thomas & Betts by ABB in 2012, she was appointed Vice President of ABB in Canada’s Low Voltage Products Division. As leader of the largest manufacturing supplier of electrical products in Canada, she brought innovation, operational excellence and customer service to the forefront, achieving leadership in the Canadian marketplace. Prior to joining Thomas & Betts, Ms. Pilon served as Senior Manager, Professional Practice for KPMG LLP.
A nationally recognized business leader in Canada, she brings twenty years of experience in industry and manufacturing, and a keen ability to bring people and technology together to drive Canada’s innovation ecosystem.
She was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network in 2011. In 2015 she received the distinguished Leadership Award by the Association of Women in Finance, and in 2019 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Concordia University for her innovation in business.
Ms. Pilon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales at the University of Montréal and is a member of the Québec Order of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA).
She is a member of the Business Council of Canada, Board of Directors of Electro-Federation Canada, the CSA Group and a board member of the Montreal Port Authority.