Executive Vice-President, Europe Operations
Christel Heydemann is Schneider Electric’s Executive Vice-President, Europe Operations and a member of its Executive Committee. Christel began her career in 1997 at the Boston Consulting Group. In 1999, she joined Alcatel where she held various executive positions, notably during the merger of Alcatel and Lucent. In 2005, she moved to the Sales division of Alcatel-Lucent where she was in charge of SFR and Orange key accounts. In 2008, she was appointed Sales Director, France and a member of the Executive Committee of Alcatel-Lucent, France. In 2009, she negotiated a strategic alliance with HP in the United States and in 2011, was promoted to the position of Executive Vice-President Human Resources and Transformation. Christel joined Schneider Electric in 2014 as Strategic Alliances Senior Vice-President. She was appointed Corporate Strategy & Alliances Senior Vice-President in 2016 and led France Operations from 2017. Christel became Executive Vice-President, Europe Operations in May 2021. Christel is President of the Gimelec trade association for electrodigital technologies in France and a Board Director of Orange SA. Christel graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (France) and from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (France). Useful ressources: Official Picture – Leader Web Page – LinkedIn Profile