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Schneider Electric Appoints Emily Heitman as Country President, Canada

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Schneider Electric Appoints Emily Heitman as Country President, Canada

September 19
02:06 2023
• Emily brings strong leadership and industry experience to this role, expanding Schneider Electric’s energy management and automation footprint in the Canadian market

• Her collaborative and inclusive focus will support Schneider Electric’s customers and partners, bridging pathways to a more electrified and sustainable ecosystem

• Her vision for diversity and empowerment will cultivate the company’s #SEGreatPeople culture

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – September 18, 2023 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Heitman to the position of Country President, Canada, effective October 1, 2023. Emily succeeds Adrian Thomas, who announced his departure in June to assume a new role as CEO of Hammond Power Solutions.

Schneider Electric Appoints Emily Heitman as Country President, Canada (Photo: Business Wire). As Country President for Schneider Electric Canada, Emily will work in partnership with the Canadian leadership team to drive Schneider Electric’s strategic initiatives and accelerate growth across the company’s energy management and automation businesses in Canada.

“Emily’s strong leadership and industry experience will propel our business to the next phase of growth in Canada while strengthening collaboration with our ecosystem of customers and partners,” said Aamir Paul, President, North America Operations, Schneider Electric. “Beyond her extensive experience in the market, Emily has a passion for energy efficiency, sustainability, diversity and empowerment, which will augment our people-centric culture and amplify our innovation and vitality in the Canadian market.”

Emily joined Schneider Electric in 2017 and in her most recent role as Senior Vice President, Power Products and ASCO, U.S., Emily has led the business through a period of strong growth for the portfolio of low- and medium-voltage solutions and services. Prior to Schneider Electric, Emily served in key leadership and operations management roles at ABB and Eaton (formerly Cooper Industries).

Emily will be based in Toronto, Canada. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University and an MBA from Marquette University.

About Schneider Electric

Schneider’s purpose is to empower all to make the most of our energy and resources, bridging progress and sustainability for all. We call this Life Is On. Our mission is to be your digital partner for Sustainability and Efficiency. We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries. www.se.com/ca

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