Schneider Electric, a global specialist in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has appointed Manish Pant as the new executive vice-president for its international operations, effective November 1, 2022.
Prior to the appointment, Pant was president of East Asia and Japan Zone from 2021 to 2022, where he spearheaded commercial operations across 14 countries including South-East Asia, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and Mongolia, driving business performance and transformation.
“In my new role, I look forward to scaling up our capabilities, accelerating research and innovation, and contribute towards building a climate positive world through enhanced collaborations and partnerships,” said Pant.
In his new role, he will lead the operations in Pacific, India, Middle East Africa, and South America by bringing solutions supporting our customers in their sustainability journey.
Pant has been with Schneider Electric for more than two decades and has held strategic roles across operations, business divisions and joint ventures.
Prior to his stint at Schneider Electric, he worked at Larsen & Toubro Ltd India, leading sales and marketing in the organisation.
He has a master of business administration from the Asian Institute of Management, a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology and a transformational leadership from Harvard Business School and INSEAD.