Heitman named new president of Schneider Electric Canada

Schneider Electric has announced the appointment of Emily Heitman to the position of country president for Schneider Electric Canada, effective Oct. 1. She succeeds Adrian Thomas, who announced his departure in June to assume a new role as CEO of Hammond Power Solutions.

As country president, Heitman will work in partnership with the Canadian leadership team to drive Schneider Electric’s strategic initiatives and accelerate growth across the company’s energy management and automation businesses in Canada, a release said.

“Emily’s strong leadership and industry experience will propel our business to the next phase of growth in Canada while strengthening collaboration with our ecosystem of customers and partners,” said Aamir Paul, president of Schneider’s North American operations.

Heitman, who joined Schneider Electric in 2017, holds a bachelor of science in industrial engineering from Auburn University and an MBA from Marquette University.

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