Schneider Electric Names New Executive Vice President

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France — Schneider Electric has appointed Christophe de Maistre as Executive Vice President, Head of the Partner Projects Division within the Building Business. The Partner Projects Division is the historical core of Schneider Electric with a focus on Low Voltage electrical power distribution products, equipment and solutions.

de Maistre brings to the role 25 years of experience and has held various senior management positions in China, Germany and France. As part of his career, he managed several automation and drives businesses in China. He became Vice President for Siemens Building Technology in NorthEast Asia in 2008, and Senior Vice President for the Converteam AsiaPacific Zone before his last assignment as the CEO and President of Siemens France in 2011.

de Maistre graduated with a degree in engineering from the Institut supérieur de mécanique de Paris and holds a DEA (1st degree of PhD) in process automation from the Ecole normale supérieure de Paris-Saclay.

de Maistre joined Schneider Electric on July 1st, 2017. Following a two-month induction period to acquire deeper knowledge of Schneider Electric and its employees, he will lead the Partner Projects Division effective October 1, 2017.


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