BOSTON, December 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has appointed Robert (Bobby) Cain as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for North America region.
As the newly appointed regional CIO, Bobby will be tasked with driving digital transformation and the evolution of the IT landscape to support Schneider Electric’s. North America operations and business growth. His responsibilities will include ensuring the achievement of strategic transformation initiatives for supply chain resiliency, simplified finances, and a best-in-class employee experience ꟷ in close partnership with the North American Operations leadership team.
“This role is critical in our ongoing efforts to transform our digital technology and business landscape to better serve customers, partners and employees,” it said. Aamir Paul, President, Schneider Electric North America. “Bobby brings the right balance of leadership and expertise to guide us in our ambitious digital journey.”
“It is a great honor to take on this role and be a partner for the North America region on the precipice of heavy digital transformation,” said Bobby. “Our IT organization in the US, Canadaand Mexico uniquely positioned to support the multifaceted needs of the business and deliver strong outcomes for our stakeholders.”
In his previous role as Vice President of Business Change for North AmericaBobby led a comprehensive transformation strategy in alignment with business priorities by leveraging modern technology to expand margin, drive customer value, and increase employee engagement.
Bobby joined Schneider Electric in 2014 as VP, National Sales Force, where he led its $1B sales region. It has consistently delivered growth in orders and sales, while gaining share and reducing costs in both mature and emerging markets. Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Bobby spent 11 years at GE in various commercial leadership roles. Along with his 22 years of demonstrated commercial success, Bobby has two decades of military and leadership experience as a commissioned officer in the US Army.
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