ABB, Dodge® Bearings and Power Transmission Hires new VP of HR

Greenville, SC - We are pleased to announce Fredrik Makk has been named Global HR Business Partner for ABB, Dodge® Bearings and Power Transmission. In this role, Fredrik will be responsible for providing regular consultation and support in the implementation of the Dodge people strategy, while ensuring the business has the right leadership and employee capabilities for delivering present and future business goals. He will be a member of the senior leadership team and will report to Roger Costa, President for Dodge Bearings and Power Transmission.

Fredrik brings over 20 years of valuable human resources experience to our business including driving change and culture initiatives, implementing new systems, onboarding new providers, and managing through mergers and acquisitions. He comes to Dodge from Sandvik Materials Technology where he was Head of HR for the Tube Division for the last two years, and he has held various HR positions in Sandvik since 2005. Fredrik has a bachelor’s degree in international studies and business from Southwest Texas State University, and will be located in Greenville, South Carolina.


ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. By connecting software to its electrification, robotics, automation and motion portfolio, ABB pushes the boundaries of technology to drive performance to new levels. With a history of excellence stretching back more than 130 years, ABB’s success is driven by about 105,000 talented employees in over 100 countries. www.abb.com

A division of ABB, Dodge® Bearings and Power Transmission is considered a leading manufacturer of mounted bearings, enclosed gearing, and power transmission components in the nation. For more than 140 years, Dodge products have helped manufacturers in a broad range of industries increase the productivity and profitability of their operations. With in-depth knowledge of each industry and its specific needs and challenges, Dodge provides product solutions and develops ongoing innovations and advanced technologies to continuously help manufacturers improve output, decrease downtime, and enhance system value to their customers.


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