Christel Heydemann

Christel Heydemann, born in 1974, is Chairman of Schneider Electric France and has been a member of the Schneider Electric Executive Committee since April 2017.

Christel Heydemann began her career in 1997 with the Boston Consulting Group. In 1999, she joined Alcatel, where she held various senior positions, notably within the context of the Alcatel-Lucent merger. In 2004, she joined the Alcatel-Lucent sales department, taking charge of the strategic SFR and Orange accounts. In 2008, she was appointed Sales Director France and Member of the Executive Committee of Alcatel-Lucent France. In 2009, she negotiated a strategic alliance with HP in the United States before being promoted in 2011 as VP Human Resources and Transformation and member of the Executive Committee.

Christel Heydemann joined Schneider Electric in 2014 as Senior VP Strategic Alliances with the task of accelerating the launch of IoT solutions by developing an ecosystem of partners, before being appointed as Senior Vice President Strategy and Technology Alliances in February 2016.

Christel Heydemann is a graduate of École polytechnique and École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. She is a French national.