Schneider Electric hires great women leaders

Schneider Electric understands the importance of having diverse leadership at the top of the company.

They have many initiatives supporting the advancement of women's careers through to executive level including diversity days, network activities, women leaders events, gender workshop for leaders, women in leadership program and more.

Meet the women who are leading Schneider Electric's business.

Annette Clayton, Executive Vice-President, North America Operations

Annette Clayton SE

Annette is one of the most senior female execs in the energy industry. She has held impressive leadership positions at Schneider Electric: as Executive Vice President in Hong Kong Kong and head of sales and operations in India. Annette is also a member of the board of directors of Polaris Industries and is an executive advisory board member for SCM World.

Annette's mission is to encourage more women into the energy industry.

Chris Leong, Executive Vice-President, Global Marketing

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Chris is one of the Schneider Electric's successful female leaders and has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the world’s Most Influential Chief Marketing Officers. Chris was involved in bringing Schneider Electric to the fore of the energy industry.

Christel Heydemann, Executive Vice-President, France Operations

Christel joined Schneider Electric in 2014 as Strategic Alliances Vice President with the mission of accelerating, launching and promoting IoT solutions through the development of strong partner network, before being appointed in 2016 Corporate Strategy & Alliances Senior Vice President.

Barbara Frei, Executive Vice-President, Europe Operations

Barbara has been a leader of multiple different companies.Previously she was Head-Strategic Portfolio Reviews at Schneider Electric SE and President for Schneider Electric Schweiz AG (a subsidiary of Schneider Electric SE). 

Become a successful leader at Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric appreciates the unique skills every employee brings to the business and encourages everyone to make their leadership career goals into reality.

The global company is looking for passionate women to help innovate at senior levels, so search and apply for exciting roles today.


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