Schneider Electric appoints Arvind Kakru to lead Industrial Automation Business for Greater India Zone

Schneider Electric appoints Arvind Kakru to lead Industrial Automation Business for Greater India Zone

Mumbai, March 15, 2024: Schneider Electric, the global leader in digital transformation of energy management and nextgen automation, has appointed Mr Arvind Kakru as the Vice President of Industrial Automation for Greater India Zone.

Arvind brings over 28 years of extensive experience, having demonstrated strong fiscal, strategic, and operational leadership throughout his career. At Schneider Electric, he will lead the Industrial Automation, Process Automation, and Controls & Automation businesses, working closely with the Line of Business heads, Commercial & Strategic Segments team, and International Operations Teams. He will be responsible for driving market share expansion and identifying new growth opportunities.

Speaking on this announcement, Deepak Sharma, Zone President – Greater India, MD & CEO, Schneider Electric India, said, “I am delighted to welcome Arvind as the new Vice President of Industrial Automation at Schneider Electric India. His rich experience would play a pivotal role in scaling Schneider Electric’s Industrial Automation business to greater heights. Arvind’s inclusion to the Greater India Management team would help us explore new opportunities, expand our business, and foster innovation.”

Arvind Kakru, VP- Industrial Automation, Greater India, said, “I am excited to join Schneider Electric India at such a transformative juncture. It’s truly captivating to witness the company’s dedication to empowering customers with innovative automation and digital solutions that enhance efficiency and promote sustainability. I am also looking forward to collaborating with the talented teams and leveraging our collective strengths to deliver innovative solutions and drive value for our customers across the region.”

Before joining Schneider Electric, Arvind held pivotal roles at esteemed organizations like Rockwell Automation and GE. He holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from NIT, Durgapur. At Schneider Electric, he will be based out of the Gurgaon office and will report directly to Deepak Sharma, Zone President- Greater India, MD & CEO, Schneider Electric India, and be part of the India Management Team.

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