Rueil-Malmaison (France), March 16, 2009 – After four years at Schneider Electric, Pierre Bouchut, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board, wishes to take on new professional responsibilities at Groupe Carrefour and as such return to retail business.
Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman of the Management Board & Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Electric, and Henri Lachmann, Chairman of Schneider Electric’s Supervisory Board, would like to thank Pierre Bouchut for his involvement and his contribution to the Group’s transformation. They wish him a lot of success in his new role.
Schneider Electric will communicate very soon on the effective date of Pierre Bouchut’s departure and the name of his successor.
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centres/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, and efficient, the company's 114,000 employees achieved sales of more than 18.3 billion euros in 2008, through an active commitment to help individuals and organisations “Make the most of their energy™”.