Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation for energy management and automation, has promoted Pankaj Sharma to succeed Dave Johnson as Executive Vice President of its Secure Power Division which was effective from January 1, 2020. Sharma, who was previously Senior Vice President, Home & Business Networks, Schneider Electric, has held leadership roles in the company including commercial, strategy, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, and line of business. In his previous role, he led Schneider Electric’s strategy to help customers and partners address the disruptive trend of Edge Computing.
“I congratulate [Pankaj] and I thank Dave Johnson for his outstanding legacy. For 27 years, Dave has been dedicated to the success of APC initially then Schneider Electric in the Secure Power space. A pillar in our company, Dave has pushed a customer-first approach and a dare-to-disrupt attitude to keep reinventing a business that has gone through many transformations,” said Philippe Delorme, Executive Vice President, Energy Management, Schneider Electric.
With his extensive expertise, Johnson will support the Secure Power leadership team transition in 2020, continuing as an employee of Schneider Electric, then as an independent consultant.