Joined Schneider Electric in 1986. Appointed to the Executive Committee in charge of the International Division end of 2001, became Chief Operating Officer late in 2003, President and Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in April 2013. Career at Schneider Electric has developed largely outside France in operational functions in Italy, China, South Africa and USA; leads Asia business as Chairman and Regional President of Schneider Electric Asia Pacific. Degree in Electronic Engineering and an MBA. Co-Chairman of the France-China Business Council. Currently sits on the Global CEO Council of China’s Premier Li Keqiang, as well as on the Advisory Board of the Mayors of Beijing and Shanghai. Director of the worldwide board of the UN Global Compact. UN #HeForShe Corporate IMPACT champion working with other heads of state, universities and companies to advance gender equality. Since 2019, Member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum.