Mike Hughes

Mike is responsible for the global deployment of a frictionless end to end digital experience for Schneider Electric customers. During his more than 20 years with Schneider Electric Mike has had a diverse international career. Before moving to his current role in January 2021, Mike held the position of CEO and President, Schneider Electric UK and Ireland since October 2017, with responsibility for the operations of the Group within the Zone. Before that, he led the global strategic accounts, commercial organisation of the group and prior to that he managed the secure power and datacentre business in EMEA. He also ran the Industrial automation business Unit in China and headed up the Schneider Electric business in Taiwan. Mike started his career in the Industrial motion control and automation business out of the black forest in Germany. Prior to that, Mike studied Electronics and Telecommunications at DIT in Dublin and holds an MBA from Kingston University in London. Mike believes that digital technologies are key to delivering frictionless experience, efficiency, unleashing sustainable growth, supporting innovation and reducing environmental impact. As a leader and manager, Mike strongly supports the employee wellbeing, inclusion and flexible working initiatives that underpin the culture of high performance at Schneider Electric. Mike speaks English, German, Mandarin and French and lives in London.
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