Maryrose Sylvester

Managing Director, USA; Head, US Electrification Business, ABB

Maryrose Sylvester is the U.S. Country Managing Director for ABB and the Head of ABB’s Electrification business in the United States. Previously, she was President & CEO of Current, Powered by GE. She has also led multiple GE businesses as CEO including GE Lighting, GE Intelligent Platforms, and GE Quartz.

Maryrose is a member of the Board of Governors for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and was a past board chair. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for Harley-Davidson.

Sylvester is leading ABB in the United States as the world moves toward energy-efficient solutions. She has expertise in software, hardware and service focused in electric power, automation, operations management, digitalization and smart buildings.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in procurement and production management from Bowling Green State University and an MBA from Cleveland State University.