Chairman and 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 & Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and has finally been named Chairman & CEO in April 2013. His career at Schneider Electric has developed largely outside France in operational functions in Italy, China, South Africa and USA. Jean-Pascal holds a degree in Electronic Engineering and a MBA. Moreover, Jean-Pascal has been President of the France-China Committee from 2009 to 2018. He currently sits on the Global CEO Council of China’s President Xi Jinping since 2014, as well as on the Advisory Board of the Mayors of Beijing since 2016 and Shanghai since 2011. He is President of the Global Compact France since 2014 and holds a seat on the worldwide board of the UN Global Compact. He was one of the Glassdoor’s Top CEOs, U.S. Large Companies in 2019. Jean-Pascal also represents Schneider as a UN HeForShe Corporate IMPACT champion working with other heads of state, universities and companies to advance gender equality.