Annette Clayton, a 2016 recipient of the AWESOME Legendary Leadership (ALL) Award, has been named President and CEO, North America Operations, for Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation. She will continue to serve as the Group’s Chief Supply Chain Officer leading the Global Supply Chain organization. In announcing her promotion, Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Schneider Electric Chairman and CEO, described Annette as “a transformational leader in our business.”
In her new role as President and CEO of Schneider Electric’s largest operating region, Annette will be based in Schneider Electric’s North America headquarters in Andover, Mass. and is responsible for driving business strategy and execution for the region. She will continue to serve as a member of Schneider Electric’s Executive Committee.
According to Dr. Nancy Nix, AWESOME Executive Director, “Annette Clayton is an outstanding example of supply chain leaders who possess the leadership skills and business acumen to take on increasingly significant C-suite roles in their companies. She is an inspirational leader and we wish her every success as Schneider’s new President and CEO, North American Operations.”