SHELTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2012--
Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBA, HUBB) announced today the appointment
of An-Ping Hsieh as Vice President, General Counsel of the Company.
In this capacity, Mr. Hsieh will serve as Hubbell’s lead attorney and
provide oversight of the entire legal function for the enterprise. This
includes mergers and acquisitions, litigation, intellectual property and
corporate governance. Reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Timothy H. Powers, Mr. Hsieh will advise the company on legal issues
that impact Hubbell’s strategic initiatives and business decisions.
Prior to joining Hubbell, Mr. Hsieh served as Vice President, Secretary
& Associate General Counsel for United Technologies Corporation (UTC).
While in this role, he also served as chief transaction attorney,
responsible for global mergers and acquisitions and anti-trust activity.
Mr. Hsieh brings more than 25 years of experience primarily as a
corporate attorney for a range of companies, including Otis Elevator,
UTC Fire & Security and Digital Equipment Corporation. He earned his law
degree from Boston College Law School and his bachelor’s degree in
political science from Yale University. Mr. Hsieh is currently a board
member of the Greater Hartford Legal Aid, Connecticut Asia-Pacific
American Bar Association and Connecticut Lawyers’ Collaborative for
With Mr. Hsieh’s appointment, Hubbell’s current Vice President, General
Counsel, Richard W. Davies, will be moving into the role of Senior Vice
President, Legal Affairs. Mr. Davies has more than 35 years legal
experience principally in the corporate area at Hubbell where he has
provided leadership to the legal department and support for the growth
of the Company.
“Ping’s breadth of relevant experience will be a tremendous asset to
Hubbell,” commented Mr. Powers. “We are also extremely fortunate that
Rick will remain with us in an important legal advisory role.”
Hubbell Incorporated is an international manufacturer of quality
electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential
and residential construction, industrial and utility applications. With
2011 revenues of $2.9 billion, Hubbell Incorporated operates
manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Switzerland,
Puerto Rico, Mexico, the People’s Republic of China, Italy, the United
Kingdom, Brazil and Australia. Hubbell also participates in joint
ventures in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and maintains sales offices in
Singapore, the People’s Republic of China, India, Mexico, South Korea
and the Middle East. The corporate headquarters is located in Shelton,
Source: Hubbell Incorporated
James M. Farrell, 475-882-4000