Schneider Electric Appoints Antoine Sage as Chief Financial Officer UK & Ireland
New CFO to drive the next stage of sustainable growth for the UK & Ireland
Trevor Lambeth moves to new role as VP of Finance Structural Efficiency
Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has announced the appointment of Antoine Sage as Chief Financial Officer UK & Ireland.
Based in London, Antoine will take up his new post from 1st July 2021 and report to Kelly Becker, Zone President UK & Ireland. He will be responsible for a broad spectrum of central functions, including tax, treasury, credit control, financial accounting and planning, as well as pensions, premises and fleet. He replaces Trevor Lambeth, who is moving into a new role as VP of Finance Structural Efficiency.
Commenting on the appointment, Kelly Becker said: "I would like to congratulate Antoine on his appointment and warmly welcome him to the UK & Ireland family. His strong business know-how in risk management, business process improvement and experience leading diverse and inclusive teams will be invaluable as we embark on the next stage of Schneider's transformational business growth.”
Kelly added, "I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Trevor for all his hard work helping navigate the UK&I through one of the most unprecedented periods of our generation."
Antoine Sage commented: "I am delighted to be taking up this role at a pivotal time for the business. I look forward to continuing the great work done by Trevor to deliver robust financial performance and to ensure we are closely aligned with our colleagues across Europe."
Antoine joined Schneider Electric in 2005 following completing his master's degree in Business Administration and Management from Grenoble Ecole de Management. Within finance, Antoine has held several leadership positions within global functions, factories, Industrial Cluster, and VP Finance for Secure Power covering Europe, France, and International Regions. Most recently, Antoine was VP of Strategy Europe Operations, where he was responsible for operationalising Schneider's European strategic plan. Currently living and working in Paris, Antoine will be relocating to London, UK, with his family this summer.