Schneider Electric

The distant heir to the prestigious industrial group founded in 1836 in Le Creusot is now managed from Hong Kong.

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  • 1st of electric distribution globally
  • N° 3 of automatisms globally
  • 1st of industrial control globally

Profits and dividends (millions €)

Employees in France and globally (End of 2021)

Greenhouse gas emissions

CEO pay

6,9 million € (2021)

Pay ratio between CEO and average worker

122 (2021)


34 % of employees 41,2 % of executive committee (2021)

Lobbying expenses declared

1,4 -1.6 million € (Paris, Brussels and Washington, 2021)

Share of subsidiaries in secret jurisdictions

14,7 % (2019)


28,4 % of turnover (2021)
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  • Headquarters Rueil-Malmaison, France
  • Leadership Jean-Pascal Tricoire (chairman of the board and CEO since 2013)
  • Shareholders SunLife (7%), BlackRock (6.3%), employees (3.6%)
  • Board members Jean-Pascal Tricoire (chairman of the board and CEO), Fred Kindle (vice-chairman), Léo Apotheker (ex HP et SAP), Cécile Cabanis (Tikehau Capital, Danone), Rita Felix (workers representative), Willy R. Kissling (ex Landis+Gyr), Linda Knoll (ex FiatChrysler), Jill Lee (Sulzer), Xiaoyun Ma (shareholding employees representative), Anna Ohlsson-Leijon (Electrolux), Fleur Pellerin (Korelya Capital), Anders Runevad (ex Vestas), Gregory Spierkel (administrator of companies), Lip-Bu Tan (Cadence Design Systems), Bruno Turchet (workers representative), Nive Bhagat (censor, Capgemini)
  • Former names and companies absorbed Schneider & Cie, Empain-Schneider
  • Main countries France, China, United States, Mexico, India, Germany

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