Christian Girardeau

Electric Vehicle Vice President at Schneider Electric

Biography

Having occupied the current position since 2012. His competences include determination of strategies for development of the electricity transportation infrastructure and coordination of such strategies adoption globally.

Prior to engagement by Schneider Electric (since 1995) he had worked with venture capitalists and carried out management of SMEs in different branches, such as: road traffic management, video surveillance, telecoms, software and semiconductors.

After graduation from the school, he occupied positions related to engineering, process servicing, marketing and sales (invariably – in hi-tech industry branches) in Japan, Spain and France. MBA degree obtained at the Wharton Business School; graduation from ENSTA with a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

Organized and launched a proprietary Internet provider company in Africa, IPO in France with approach to the markets of the USA and Europe.