Schneider Electric appoints Annette Clayton as President & CEO - North America Operations

  • June 14, 2016
  • Schneider Electric
  • News

June 14, 2016– Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management and automation, announced it has appointed Annette Clayton as President and CEO, North America Operations. Clayton will be based in Schneider Electric’s North America headquarters in Andover, Mass. and is responsible for driving business strategy and execution for the region.

In addition to her new role as President and CEO of Schneider Electric’s largest operating region, Clayton will continue to serve as the Group’s Chief Supply Chain Officer leading the Global Supply Chain organization. In her dual capacity, she will remain a member of Schneider Electric’s Executive Committee.

Clayton joined Schneider Electric in 2011, after serving as Vice President of Global Operations at Dell for five years. She also spent 23 years at General Motors, in various roles, including President of Saturn Corporation. In her new role at Schneider Electric, she replaces Laurent Vernerey, who has led the North America region for the last three years and concludes a 30-year career at Schneider Electric.

Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, the North American Operating Division of Schneider Electric consists of approximately 30,000 employees within 4 business units and a services division, and sales of $7.3 billion (U.S.) in 2015. The North American Operating Division is one of four operating divisions of Schneider Electric, headquartered outside of Paris, France.

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Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~$30 billion in FY2015, our 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable.  

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