By Pierre Bertrand

 

Schneider Electric SE on Thursday named Peter Herweck as new chief executive officer as it implements a new governance structure, splitting the office of chairman from that of the CEO.

Mr. Herweck, the current CEO of Aveva, will succeed Jean-Pascal Tricoire as Schneider Electric CEO after the annual general meeting scheduled for May 4, 2023, it said.

Mr. Tricoire will remain as chairman, Schneider Electric said.

 

Write to Pierre Bertrand at pierre.bertrand@wsj.com

 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

February 16, 2023 01:44 ET (06:44 GMT)

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