Rueil-Malmaison (France), April 2, 2014 – The Board of Directors of Schneider Electric SA, meeting on March 31, 2014, has decided to complete the agenda of the next Annual Shareholder’s Meeting on May 6, 2014 with the proposal to appoint Ms. Lone Fønss SCHRØDER as Director of the Board.
Ms. SCHRØDER, 53, a danish citizen, is Vice-Chairman of Saxo-Bank (Denmark) and Director of the Board of several companies. She will be an independent director according to the definition contained in the AFEP/MEDEF corporate governance code of listed companies.
As a reminder, it will also be proposed to the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting to appoint Ms. Linda Knoll and renew terms of appointment as Director of the Board of Ms. Cathy KOPP and Messrs. Noël FORGEARD, Willy KISSLING, Henri LACHMANN and Richard THOMAN and to ratify the cooptation of Mr. Jeong KIM.
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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 Buildings, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 150,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2013, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.