Department of Management
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Dinesh Paliwal, age 59, has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Harman International Industries, Inc., the connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, since 2007. Mr. Paliwal served as Chairman of the Harman Board of Directors from July 2008 to March 2017 when Harman was acquired by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Today it operates as a wholly-owned subsidiary of that company. Prior to joining Harman, Mr. Paliwal served as a member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd., a provider of industrial automation, power transmission systems and services, from January 2001 until June 2007. Mr. Paliwal also served as President of Global Markets and Technology of ABB Ltd. from January 2006 until June 2007, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ABB North America from January 2004 until June 2007, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of ABB Automation Technologies Division from October 2002 to December 2005. Mr. Paliwal serves on the board of the Business Advisory Council of the Farmer School of Business, Miami University and the U.S. India Business Council (USIBC) board of directors. He also is a member of the CEO Business Roundtable in Washington, D.C., and the U.S. India CEO Forum.