SHELTON, Conn.--()--Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBA, HUBB) announced today the appointment of An-Ping Hsieh as Vice President, General Counsel of the Company.
“We are also extremely fortunate that Rick will remain with us in an important legal advisory role.”
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 Diversity.
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, CT.