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Olivier BLUM

Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer
Olivier graduated from Grenoble BusinessSchool in France (GEM,France). He began his career at Schneider Electric in 1993 and held various positions in the France Commercial organization, from Sales Engineer to Vice-Director Country Sales. In 2001, he was appointed as Secretary of the Executive Committee and Global Company Program Vice President. In 2003, he moved to China as Final Low Voltage Activity Director and was nominated in 2006 as the Head of Strategy and Marketing Director for China. In 2008, he was appointed Managing Director & Country President of Schneider Electric, India. At the end of 2012, he was appointed Executive Vice President of the Retail Division. In 2014, he was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Executive Committee. On June 2019, he was awarded the Chief Human Resources Officer of the year, in the 24th Annual Director of Human Resources Award which was organized by Cadremploi, Morgan Phillips Hudson, Le Figaro and Fyte. Olivier is Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer, Member of  the  Executive Committee starting April 1st 2020. He joined at the same time the board of AVEVA Group PLC (Global leader in Industrial Software) as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration Committee.

Jean-Pascal TRICOIRE

Chairman & CEO
Jean-Pascal Tricoire joined Schneider Electric in 1986. He was appointed to the Executive Committee in charge of the International Division end of 2001, became COO late in 2003, President and CEO in 2006 and has finally been named Chairman and CEO in April 2013. His career at Schneider Electric has developed largely outside France in operational functions in Italy, China, South Africa and USA, and he leads Asia business as Chairman and Regional President of Schneider Electric Asia Pacific. Jean-Pascal holds a degree in Electronic Engineering and an MBA. Jean-Pascal is co-chairman of the France-China Business Council. He currently sits on the Global CEO Council of China’s Premier Li Keqiang, as well as on the Advisory Board of the Mayors of Beijing and Shanghai. He is a director of the worldwide board of the UN Global Compact. Jean-Pascal is also a UN #HeForShe Corporate IMPACT champion working with other heads of state, universities and companies to advance gender equality. Since 2019, he has been a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum.


Executive Vice-President, Digital Energy Division
Laurent Bataille is Executive Vice President, Digital Energy Division of Schneider Electric. He started his career at Schneider Electric in the Corporate Strategy & Acquisitions department. From 2014 to 2018, Laurent oversaw the EcoBuilding Division Boston (USA). Prior to this role,from2011 to 2014, Laurent was based in Canada as Senior Vice President of the Solar Business of Schneider Electric. Since joining Schneider in 2004, he has held several senior leadership roles including Vice President of the CST Industry Division from 2008 to 2011. From 2006 to 2008, he was General Manager CST IndustryAmericas.Before joining Schneider Electric, Laurent was a consultant for McKinsey & Company. Laurent holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from Ecole Polytechnique (France)


Executive Vice-President, North America Operations
Annette Clayton serves as the Executive Vice President on North America Operations. Before joining Schneider Electric in 2011, Anette served as Vice President, Global Operations for Dell, and led the transformation of its global supply chain and fulfillment model aimed at providing the lowest cost and best value of products for the company’s wide array of customers. She previously served as Vice President of Dell Americas Operations and oversaw the manufacturing and fulfillment operations in the Americas region. Anette Clayton was also responsible for the commercial order management and customer care operations for 20 sites in 16 countries. From 1983 to 2006 Anette worked at General Motors Corporation in senior management roles, including that of President of Saturn Corporation. In this post she oversaw activities of strategic direction, financial accountability, and profit and loss responsibility. She was also a member of the company’s North American Strategy Board and served as Vice President of Quality, among other production, engineering and management positions.  Anette serves on the Board of Directors for Polaris Industries and is the Chair of the Technology committee and a member of the Compensation committee. She is also part of the Executive Advisory Board of SCM World, a leading partner of multinational enteprises, in the development of talent figures, in the domaine of logistics structures. Anette graduated from Wright State University with a bachelor’s degree in general engineering and obtained a master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Dayton. She has also completed the London Business School executive development program. She brings to Schneider Electric years of experience in manufacturing, engineering operations, quality and productivity improvements, business process and strategic development, operational planning, budgeting and cost controls, labor relations and strategic partnerships.


Chief Governance Officer
Hervé Coureil joined Schneider Electric in 1993. He is Chief Information Officer and Member of Executive Committee since 2009. Prior to assuming this role, Hervé served as Chief Financial Officer for the Critical Power and Cooling Services (CPCS) Business Unit of Schneider Electric, which was formed in early 2007, following the acquisition of APC Corp. and its merger with MGE-UPS Systems. Hervé’s responsibilities included overseeing Legal, IT and Strategy. In the past, he held a variety of finance and business development positions with Schneider Electric including Senior Vice President Finance, Control and Business Development for the Asia Pacific Operating Division of Schneider Electric, Vice President Financial Control for the International Division, Corporate Officer for Mergers and Acquisitions and Financial Controller of various organizations. Hervé holds a master’s in management from Reims Management School (France) and a Graduado en Ciencias Empresariales Europeas from ICADE in Madrid (Spain).

Philippe DELORME

Executive Vice-President, Energy Management
Philippe Delorme joined Schneider Electric in 1996. He is Executive Vice-President, Energy Management since 2019 and Member of the Executive Committee since 2009. He held various positions in operations in the US and in France. He started his career as a Solution Sales engineer and then took R&D management position within the Electrical Distribution division in France up to 2000. He then took responsibility for the Power Monitoring & Control business between 2000 up to 2007 (in France at the beginning and as of 2004 in the US).  In 2008, Philippe took the job of executive secretary of the Executive committee and drove the definition and execution of the Company Transformation program called One Schneider Electric. In 2009 he became Executive Vice-President, Strategy & Innovation and joined the Executive Committee of the Group. Afterward, in 2012, he obtained the role of the Executive Vice President, Building & IT, based in Hong Kong. Since February 2019, he holds the position of Executive Vice President, Energy Management Bussiness. Philippe graduated from the Centrale Paris engineering school and has completed a MBA of International Business at Sciences Po Paris (France).

Mustafa Demirkol

Global VP, 3-Phase UPS Offer Management & Marketing for Schneider Electric
Mustafa Demirkol is the Global VP, 3-Phase UPS Offer Management & Marketing for Schneider Electric. Today he leads a team responsible for developing energy efficient, resilient and sustainable critical power solutions that drive mission-critical uptime. Mustafa joined Schneider Electric in 2013 as Strategy and Business Development Director for Turkey and Central Asia region. He has since held roles as VP of Middle East Channel Development and Vice President of the Secure Power Division in Turkey, Central Asia and Pakistan, where he oversaw strategic operations within the IT channel and data center infrastructure businesses. After achieving growth across the region for three consecutive years, he became Vice President for the Data Center Systems line of business in 2020, where he became responsible for three-phase UPS marketing and product development. Mustafa is an Industrial Engineer and has a Masters degree in Finance and Accounting. During his career he has created transformative sales, marketing and channel development strategies, and lead several merger and acquisition (M&A) programs.

Philippe Diez

Vice President of Energy & Sustainability Services, Europe Middle-East Africa
Philippe Diez joined Schneider Electric in 2010. Since 2014, he is the Europe Middle-East Africa Vice President for Energy & Sustainability Services, a Schneider division aiming at providing consultancy, solution development, and integration services to international corporations in the field of energy and carbon management. In 2019, Philippe additionally took the lead on the new East Asia & Japan hub that was initiated to accommodate the rapid energy transition in the region. Philippe and his team have helped several pan-European and global corporations at defining and driving Climate Action programs (supply and demand side) as well as taking advantage of new opportunities arising in the market, from renewables sourcing to microgrid. Philippe has led and transformed the EMEA ESS client-facing organization towards innovative & profitable growth, leveraging among other initiatives, the launch of a C-level consulting approach on climate change and resourcing efficiency towards European multinationals. Most recently, Philippe has been appointed as the Partner for the European Sustainability Consulting Services organization within Schneider Electric’s Sustainability Business Division.

Barbara FREI

Executive Vice-President, Europe Operations
Barbara started her career in 1998 as a development project manager for motors and drives at ABB Schweiz AG. Until 2016, she held various senior management positions in the ABB Group, including regional responsibility as Country Manager Czech Republic and from 2010 onwards as Regional Manager for the Mediterranean in Italy. From 2013, she took responsibility of the worldwide drive business. In 2016 she joined Schneider Electric as Country President of Germany and took, in 2017, the position of Zone President of DACH, that comprises Germany, Austria and Switzerland. On February 2019 she became part of Executive Committee as part of the group, after taking the post of Executive Vice President, European Operations.  Barbara graduated from ETH Zurich (Switzerland) and holds a PhD in Electrical Machines and a MBA from IMD Lausanne (Switzerland).
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