May 17, 2024

Nihad El Jarroudi Joins As VP Of Industrial Automation At SE

Schneider Electric appoints Nihad El Jarroudi as Vice President for industrial automation for Gulf who brings over 18 years of expertise
Nihad El Jarroudi, VP Of Industrial Automation For Gulf Countries At Schneider Electric-Image Credit: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric (SE), a global leader in energy management and automation, has appointed Nihad El Jarroudi as its Vice President of Industrial Automation for Gulf countries. El Jarroudi brings over 18 years of experience within Schneider Electric, demonstrating leadership and expertise across diverse sectors.

Industry sources added that El Jarroudi’s journey within Schneider Electric began in France before moving to Morocco, where she spearheaded the Mining, Minerals, and Metals business for French-speaking Africa and Islands.

Industry sources further added that in her latest role, El Jarroudi will boost Schneider Electric’s efforts in industrial automation and digital transformation across the Gulf, focusing on delivering cutting-edge solutions that boost efficiency, resilience, and profitability for businesses across various industries.

This appointment comes at a pivotal moment as the UAE government aims to increase the industrial sector’s contribution to GDP from $36 billion to $82 billion by 2031. This ambitious goal is being pursued by promoting Industry 4.0 technologies and establishing the country as a global hub for future industries. El Jarroudi’s leadership will play a crucial role in aligning Schneider Electric’s initiatives with the government’s vision, driving innovation and sustainable growth in the region’s industrial landscape.

Amel Chadli, President of Gulf Countries at Schneider Electric

Amel Chadli, President of Gulf Countries at Schneider Electric, commented: “Nihad’s appointment as Vice President of Industrial Automation for the Gulf countries is a testament to her exceptional leadership and deep understanding of industrial automation. With her track record of driving growth and fostering strategic partnerships, I’m confident that she will play a pivotal role in further strengthening Schneider Electric’s position in the region.”

“I am thrilled to take on the role of Vice President of Industrial Automation for the Gulf countries at Schneider Electric”, revealed El Jarroudi. “The Gulf region is witnessing a rapid transformation in industrial automation and digitalization, and I’m eager to harness the power of Schneider Electric’s energy-efficient solutions to drive growth and support our customers in their collective journey towards sustainability and digital transformation.”




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