• Electrical India
  • Sep 2, 2017

Schneider Electric appoints Emily Heitman to lead Energy Businesses in U.S. and Canada

 Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, revealed the appointment of Emily Heitman as Vice President of the Energy business in the U.S. and Canada.

  As Vice President of Schneider Electric’s Energy business, Heitman has profit and loss responsibility for medium voltage switchgear and energy solutions, while also developing and executing commercial strategies that drive growth and market penetration in the U.S. and Canada. Heitman joins Schneider Electric from the ABB Power Products Division where she was the Global Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Distribution Transformers. In this role, she was responsible for managing a global marketing team across 14 factories. Heitman also held product leadership and operations management roles at Cooper Industries. Heitman has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, and an MBA from Marquette University in Milwaukee. Heitman is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

  Heitman will help Schneider Electric customers realise the benefits of EcoStruxure Power and the company’s innovative, connected, reliable and efficient solutions, services and expertise. This will enable Schneider Electric customers to achieve top performance and reliability, while effectively controlling costs and reducing risk, transforming electrical infrastructure to respond to today’s and tomorrow’s needs. EcoStruxure Power improves power availability and safety in buildings by monitoring the entire network and boosting protection against shock, fire and explosion.