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Schneider Electric announces new president for Canadian division

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Juan Macias named president of Schneider Electric Canada.

Mississauga, ON—Schneider Electric has announced that Juan Macias has been named president of Schneider Electric Canada Inc., reporting to Laurent Vernerey, president and chief executive officer, North America.

Macias comes to Schneider Electric from General Electric (GE), where he spent the past decade in leadership roles in electrical construction products and digital energy management.

Prior to GE, Macias spent 15 years at ABB Inc. in sales and management across a broad spectrum of products and solutions in power transmission and distribution.

He holds a B.S. Degree in industrial engineering from New Mexico State University and an MBA from Rollins College in Florida.


In his role as president, Macias will continue to elevate Schneider Electric’s presence in Canada as a leader in energy management and automation solutions.

Daniel Péloquin, whom Macias replaces, has moved to an advisory role with Schneider Electric Canada and will continue to represent Schneider Electric’s views on energy efficiency, sustainability, smart cities, corporate social responsibility, and more at conferences across North America.

About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management and automation with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in non-residential and residential buildings, industries and machines manufacturers, utilities and infrastructure and data centers and networks. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group’s 170,000 employees achieved revenues of 25 billion euros in 2014, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.

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