Heather Cykoski, Group Vice President, leads ABB’s efforts to accelarate new growth. Responsible for developing, implementing and managing the relationship and total business acquisition of ABB with global customers worldwide. In addition to her current role she leads the global Engineering, Procurement, Construction Industry Network. A passionate global business leader with 20+ years of international experience leading multi-divisional, multi-cultural teams in the energy value chain. Joining in 2005, Heather has served as North American Manager for British Petroleum and Shell. In 2007 she was named Vice President, Group Accounts working with The Dow Chemical Company, successfully executing chemical plants and new investments in Asia, Middle East, Europe and North America. In 2010, she led ABB’s partnership with Dow Chemical and Saudi Aramco’s joint venture, in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia. A partner from concept through lifecycle. Later in 2012, she managed Group Strategic Project investments including East Africa’s liquid natural gas and North America’s gulf coast chemical and liquid natural gas investments. Heather is a leading member of the National Association of Professional Woman, served as a delegate of the Global Women’s Forum for Economy & Society, Member of Texas A&M Alumni and Society of Petroleum Engineers. She leads the Encompass Diversity & Inclusion Houston Chapter and serves on the board of the Pinehurst community. She resides in Houston, Texas with her husband and two daughters.