PALATINE, Ill. – November 19, 2013 – Schneider Electric today announced that after over 40 years of dedicated service, Bill Snyder, Vice President, Channel Development, will retire at the end of 2013. Snyder has held numerous leadership positions within the sales organization throughout his career with Square D and Schneider Electric, most recently developing and managing channel strategy and policies, as well as leading major channel initiatives in the company’s U.S. Partner Business.
Additionally, the company announced that Ralph Harris has rejoined Schneider Electric and will be taking on the role of Vice President, Channel Development upon Snyder’s retirement. In this role Harris will be responsible for leading the continued development of the company’s channel sales and development strategy. Harris has over 20 years experience with Schneider Electric including leadership positions in sales, marketing and channel development.
“Bill has earned great respect both internally and externally for his expertise in building strong, professional relationships with our channel partners, which has not only positively impacted our company, but also helped shape the electrical industry in the U.S.,” said Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Senior Vice President, Partner Business, Schneider Electric. “We sincerely thank Bill for his dedication to our channel partners and customers, and wish him all the best in the years ahead. We also look forward to continuing to grow and build these relationships under Ralph’s leadership.”Tagged with tED