Schneider Electrics Mai Lan Nguyen named CHRO of the Year

Schneider Electric's Mai Lan Nguyen named CHRO of the Year

 May 05, 2022

Great companies start with great leaders.

Schneider Electric SVP of Human Resources, Mai Lan Nguyen, is named CHRO of the Year by HRO Today.

"We are so proud of you Mai Lan Nguyen. You make sure #LifeIsOn for all of our #SEGreatPeople in North America," said Schneider Electric.

Growing as a leader

Mai was born and raised in France. She is half French, half Vietnamese, and describes herself as a ‘global nomad.’ Nguyen started at Schneider Electric in Paris in September 2004 as an intern. She never left the company but has left to live and work on three other continents.

One of the reasons that Mai was attracted to Schneider was the possibility to build a career internationally. "Having the chance to work in a different country was a very high aspiration on my list of things to do," she says.

"I’ve always worked within the HR function and I’ve taken roles that allow me to grow as a leader but to also grow laterally."

Focusing on employee needs

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At Schneider Electric, Mai believes that HR leaders must come up with a sophisticated approach in terms of offering tailored responses to employees' challenges and managing workers' overall experience.

"We continue to evaluate how we can focus on the future needs of our employees and what we call ‘’moments that matter”, meaning important career milestones such as onboarding, changing of roles, promotions, and departures to name some examples," explains Mai.

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