Christel Heydemann is the EVP Europe Operations of Schneider Electric from May 2021. Christel joined Schneider Electric in 2014 as Vice-President of Strategic Alliances and expanded her scope as Corporate Strategy & Alliances, Senior Vice-President in 2016. Christel was promoted to Executive Vice-President, France Operations, and a Member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric in April 2017. Before joining Schneider Electric, Christel worked at the Boston Consulting Group and held several executive positions at Alcatel-Lucent. Christel is President of Gimelec, one of France’s leading business associations, and a Board Director at Orange. Christel graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (France) and from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (France).