Rueil-Malmaison (France), July 5, 2011 – Schneider Electric is appointing Annette Clayton Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Member of the Executive Committee. Annette Clayton comes from Dell, where she was Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain. Annette is American, and has an impressive career in supply chain, which she developed initially in General Motors.
After more than 25 years at Schneider Electric and an impressive contribution to the success of the company, Hal Grant, Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Member of the Executive Committee, has decided to focus on personal projects.
Jean-Pascal Tricoire, President & CEO of Schneider Electric, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Annette Clayton as a new member of our team to support the development of Schneider Electric. Annette brings to Schneider Electric a long experience of Supply Chain from a range of industries, as well as an international perspective, having lived and worked in both US and Asia, with a sustained exposure to Europe and South America. I would also like to thank Hal Grant for his significant contribution to the development and the transformation of our Supply Chain during the last past years, as well as his larger contribution to our business growth during his intense career at Schneider Electric. I wish him a lot of success in his personal projects.”
This nomination is effective since July 1st, 2011.
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 Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine manufacturers, Non-residential buildings, Data centers & Networks, and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group’s 110,000 plus employees achieved sales of 20 billion euros in 2010, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.