Gerben W. Bakker serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hubbell Incorporated, an international manufacturer of high quality, reliable electrical and utility solutions for a broad range of customer and end market applications. Prior to this appointment in 2020, he served as the Company's Chief Operating Officer in June 2019, after serving as President of the Power Systems group since 2014. Mr. Bakker serves on the Board of Trustees at Manufacturers Alliance.
During his tenure as COO, Mr. Bakker introduced a new operating rhythm to the enterprise while executing on Hubbell’s strategic initiatives and partnering closely with Mr. Nord to guide Hubbell through the COVID-19 pandemic. As President of Power Systems, Mr. Bakker oversaw a multi-year period of strong performance, building an industry-leading electrical T&D components business and leading many key acquisitions, including Aclara, in 2018. Mr. Bakker began his career with Hubbell Incorporated in 1988 as a manufacturing engineer with Hubbell Wiring Systems and has held positions of increasing leadership around the world in both Hubbell’s utility and electrical segments.