Emily Heitman, Schneider Electric

Heitman to Lead Energy Businesses in U.S. and Canada for Schneider Electric

Heitman joins Schneider Electric from the ABB Power Products Division where she was the global VP, Marketing & Sales, for distribution transformers.

Schneider Electric (Andover, MA): Emily Heitman is now vice president of the Energy business in the U.S. and Canada. In this role, Heitman has profit and loss responsibility for medium voltage switchgear and energy solutions, while also developing and executing commercial strategies that drive growth and market penetration in the U.S. and Canada.

Heitman joins Schneider Electric from the ABB Power Products Division where she was the global VP, Marketing & Sales, for distribution transformers. She was responsible for managing a global marketing team across 14 factories. Heitman also held product leadership and operations management roles at Cooper Industries.

Heitman has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Auburn University in Auburn, AL, and an MBA from Marquette University in Milwaukee. Heitman is based in Nashville.

“The growing strain on energy resources, increasing demand for smart energy use and a rapidly aging energy infrastructure are converging to fundamentally change the way in which electricity is generated, distributed and consumed,” said Juan Macias, senior VP of the U.S. Energy Business Unit and country president for Canada. “With more than 20 years of experience, Emily will help our customers navigate this new energy landscape and realize the value of modern, safe, datadriven and holistic energy management for greater levels of understanding and control.”

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