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    Rueil-Malmaison (France), April 26, 2013 – At its board meeting held on April 25, 2013 after the annual shareholders’ meeting that adopted the new governance for the company, the board of directors appointed Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire as chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Henri Lachmann as vice-chairman and lead director and also adopted its internal regulations.

    Non-voting directors and composition of the committees of the board of directors

    The board of directors has named Mr. Claude Bebear and Mr. Jeong Kim as non-voting directors for a period of one year. Mr. Jeong Kim had, in fact, resigned from the supervisory board last February to become Minister of Innovation and Science in South Korea. However, he had to abandon this project. Therefore, the board of directors has proposed Mr. Jeong Kim to join the board as a non-voting director whilst awaiting his nomination as a full director at the next annual shareholders’ meeting. 

    The board of directors has also determined the following composition for its committees:

    Governance committee
    Mr. Henri Lachmann, chairman
    Mr. Léo Apotheker
    Mr. Claude Bebear
    Mr. Willy Kissling
    Mr. Serge Weinberg

    Audit and risk committee
    Mr. Gérard de La Martiniere, chairman
    Mr. Noël Forgeard
    Mr. Antoine Gosset-Grainville

    Remunerations, human resources and CSR committee
    Mr. Serge Weinberg, chairman
    Mrs Cathy Kopp
    Mr. Willy Kissling
    Mrs Magali Herbaut
    Mr. Rick Thoman

    Strategy committee
    Mr. Xavier Fontanet, chairman
    Mr. Léo Apotheker
    Mr. Jeong Kim
    Mrs Besty Atkins
    Mrs Dominique Senequier

    General management

    The board of directors has appointed Mr. Emmanuel Babeau as deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Finance and Legal matters, upon the proposal of Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire.

    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 & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centers & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 140,000 plus employees achieved revenues of 24 billion euros in 2012, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.

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